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Chapters

Chapters across the United States offer opportunities for PEAK Grantmaking members to connect and learn closer to home.

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Attend an Upcoming Event

Learn about a hot topic in philanthropy, develop skills to advance your career, and connect with your local grantmaking community.

Fees for regional chapter events:

  • Organization Members: complimentary for any regional chapter event.
  • Individual Members: $25 for educational events; no cost for networking events.
  • Non-members: $55 for educational events; no cost for networking events.
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Host a Chapter Event

Support your local regional chapter, PEAK Grantmaking, and your philanthropic community by hosting a regional chapter educational or networking event.

Host foundations provide meeting space and/or catering for events. For more information and potential opportunities, please contact Membership Director Sara Sanders at sara@peakgrantmaking.org or 202-888-5396.

Become a Volunteer

Expand your network of local grants management professionals. Enhance your leadership skills. Impact the philanthropic community in your region. Volunteer with your regional chapter.

Regional Chapter volunteer leaders receive special training throughout the year. Terms for regional chapter officers run on the calendar year, and ongoing opportunities may be available. Learn more or become a volunteer with your regional chapter. Contact Sara Sanders, Regional Chapter manager, at sara@peakgrantmaking.org or 202-888-5396.

In 14 regional chapters led by – and for – grants management professionals, PEAK Grantmaking members gather to share knowledge, strengthen practice, develop skills to meet career goals, and advance the profession all while enjoying each other’s company. All members are welcome to attend any chapter event.

Delaware Valley

Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Co-Chair: Nicole Saunders, Connelly Foundation
  • Co-Chair: Linda Musumeci, American Philosophical Society
  • Membership Chair: Fran Burns, Connelly Foundation
  • Volunteer: Lauren Petrusky, Longwood Foundation
  • Volunteer: Rylanda Epps Wilson, No Organization Affiliation
  • Volunteer: Sue Hone, Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors
  • Volunteer: Maria Stecker, Longwood Foundation

Florida

Florida

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Ashley Heath, United Way Suncoast
  • Vice Chair: Fernanda Kuchkarian, Health Foundation of South Florida

Greater Washington, DC

District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern Virginia

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Co-Chair: Andrew Brown, Meyer Foundation
  • Co-Chair: Alecia Parker, Administrative Offices of the Courts, Maryland
  • Communications Chair: Lisa Hahn, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Mideast

Kentucky, Ohio, Central and Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Kristen Summers, Saint Luke’s Foundation
  • Vice Chair: Sheiron Sanchez, Sisters Health Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Gina Dotson, Burton D. Morgan Foundation
  • Membership Chair: Kristine Schultz, Interact for Health
  • Program Chair: Diane Kaszei, The Cleveland FoundationVolunteer: Erin Prescott, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville

Midwest

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Co-Chair: Deb Debbaut, Iowa West Foundation
  • Co-Chair: Tara Havlicek, Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Jenna Lee Beltrano, Julian Grace Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Angela Williams, Quicken Loans Community Fund
  • Membership Chair: June Matayoshi, Irving Harris Foundation
  • Membership Chair: Frank Rybak, Missouri Foundation for Health
  • Membership Committee: Judith Hill, Chicago Housing Authority
  • Program Chair: Deborah Clark, Woods Fund of Chicago
  • Program Chair: Isabella Gargiulo, Argosy Foundation

Minnesota

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Tracy Lamparty, Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota
  • Vice Chair: Dorothy Wickens, McKnight Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Lorinda Chagnon, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
  • Membership Chair: Beth Norris, Bush Foundation
  • Program Co-Chair: Jaime Martinez, ClearWay Minnesota
  • Program Co-Chair: Kaitlin Ostlie, InFaith Community Foundation

New England

Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Lisa Colaninno, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
  • Vice Co-Chair: Susan E. Bouchard, Agnes M. Lindsay Trust
  • Vice Co-Chair: Kyrstin Thorson Rogers, Proteus Fund
  • Communications Chair: Jeanne Brown, Health Resources in Action
  • Membership Chair: Genie McGowan, Fidelity Foundation
  • Program Co-Chair: Andrew Bishop, The Klarman Family Foundation
  • Program Co-Chair: Kim L. Dame, van Beuren Charitable Foundation

Northeast

Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Co-Chair: Paige Granger, The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Co-Chair: Indya Hartley, The ELMA Philanthropies
  • Communications Chair: Tashie A. Sloley, Borealis Philanthropy
  • Communications Chair: Melissa Utsett, Dyson Foundation
  • Membership Co-Chair: Marissa Crawford,
  • Membership Co-Chair: James L. Mendez, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Program Co-Chair: Inna Livitz, Russell Sage Foundation

Northern California

Northern California

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Tamara HopeRadcliffe, Sobrato Family Foundation
  • Vice Chair: Debra White, California Humanities
  • Communications Chair: Lucy Nguyen, S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
  • Membership Chair: Jason Brzoska, Newton and Rochelle Becker Charitable Trust
  • Program Chair: Patrick Sean Taylor, The Zellerbach Family Foundation
  • Volunteer: Adam Cimino, Visa Foundation
  • Volunteer: Rosa King, The Carl Gellert and Celia Berta Gellert FoundationVolunteer: Kayla Cook, Stuart Foundation

Pacific Northwest

Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Jody Marshall, Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Volunteer: Alexia Cameron, Medina Foundation
  • Volunteer: Deborah Vaughn, Oregon Arts Commission

Rocky Mountain

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Co-Chair: Kelly Costello, Rose Community Foundation
  • Co-Chair: Kelli Rojas, Rose Community Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Zoe Krusic, Anschutz Family Foundation
  • Membership Chair: Jenna Hansen, Kaiser Permanente
  • Volunteer: Mary Cotterman, BHHS Legacy Foundation

Southeast

Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Southern Virginia

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Amy Hall, Georgia Power Foundation
  • Vice Chair: Jenny Morgan, Robert W. Woodruff Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Suzanne Philemon, The Cannon Foundation, Inc.
  • Membership Chair: Anna Theodore, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
  • Program Chair: M.J. Thorne, The Goizueta Foundation
  • Program Co-Chair: Teresita Maz, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
  • North Carolina Chair: Candice Kane, The Cannon Foundation, Inc.
  • South Carolina Chair: Kate Mendez, United Way of Greenville County
  • Volunteer: Diane Crsip, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
  • Volunteer: Aisha Fletcher, W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Southern California

Southern California

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Christina Thompson, The California Endowment
  • Vice Chair: Nicole Larsen, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Jennifer Katell, The California Endowment
  • Membership Chair: Anne-Marie Schaaf, John Gogian Family Foundation
  • Program Co-Chair: Manuel Fierro, First 5 LA
  • Program Co-Chair: Sarina Raby, Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles
  • Volunteer: Angela Carr, Weingart Foundation
  • Volunteer: Susan Bozeman, The California Endowment
  • Volunteer: Jennifer Egglin, Amgen Foundation
  • Volunteer: Katrina Gaudier, Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles
  • Volunteer: Karen Wloch, Health Net

Southwest

Oklahoma, Texas

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Chair: Hannah Rabalais, Kleinert Foundation
  • Communications Chair: Chris Woodruff, Greater Texas Foundation
  • Membership Chair: Amy Brooks, The Rees-Jones Foundation
  • Program Chair: Mallory Womble, American Jewish World Service