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Kevin Bolduc

Vice President — Assessment and Advisory Services  |  Center for Effective Philanthropy

Kevin Bolduc, Vice President — Assessment and Advisory Services, leads the creation and delivery of CEP’s performance assessments. He oversees the design of new tools, the refinement of CEP’s suite of current assessment offerings, and oversees CEP’s customized advisory services. After joining CEP in 2001, Kevin helped design CEP’s groundbreaking Grantee Perception Report and other funder assessments. He also helped conduct and write early CEP research on issues of strategy and grantmaking, such as Beyond the Rhetoric: Foundation Strategy and “Luck of the Draw,” a Stanford Social Innovation Review article exploring how grantee experiences are affected by the quality of program officer performance. Kevin is a frequent speaker at conferences and to funder boards and staff on topics of strategy, assessment, and high quality grantmaking.

Kevin is currently a member of the board of directors of PEAK Grantmaking. He is part of the MacArthur Foundation “Wise Head Panel” for its 100&Change initiative. He was one of Aspen Institute’s Fellowship for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders in 2012 and was in the first class of Independent Sector American Express NGen Fellows, subsequently serving as a selection committee member. Among others, Kevin has served on advisory boards for Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, Independent Sector, and the Communications Network. Before joining CEP in September 2001, he was a consultant with The Parthenon Group, a Boston-based strategy consulting firm. Kevin graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Biology from Williams College.

Term expires 2023.