Valerie Jacobs Hapke is a board member of the Jacobs Family Foundation and Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. Valerie is the founder of Valerie Jacobs Consulting, dedicated to providing direct consultation support to individual philanthropists and family foundations. In addition, Valerie is a nationally-known speaker and has created a series of workshops for women of wealth and wealthy families dealing with both philanthropy and family dynamics. She has been a licensed psychotherapist since 1979, specializing in the effects of wealth on relationships and personal well-being, and has worked in the field of philanthropy since 1994. Valerie holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a masters of education from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. Valerie is married to Norm Hapke, and they have two children.
Community Connections: Place-Based Family Philanthropy
Posted on April 11, 2013 by Reginald Jones, Valerie Jacobs Hapke
Place-Based Philanthropy: Investing in Community Change
Posted on March 15, 2010 by Valerie Jacobs Hapke
Strategic Focus for Family Foundations
Posted on February 14, 2008 by Valerie Jacobs Hapke, Ashley Blanchard
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