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PEAK Grantmaking

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 Altinay Cortes, Chapter Manager, at altinay@peakgrantmaking.org or 202-920-6275.

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 Altinay Cortes, Chapter Manager, at altinay@peakgrantmaking.org or 202-920-6275.

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:

  • Nicole Saunders, Connelly Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Linda Musumeci, American Philosophical Society, Co-Chair
  • Fran Burns, Connelly Foundation, Membership Chair

Florida

Florida

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Fernanda Kuchkarian, Health Foundation of South Florida, Vice Chair
  • Sissi Villamizar, Helios Education Foundation, Membership Chair

Greater Washington, DC

District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern Virginia

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Andrew Brown, Meyer Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Erin Mathews Thomas, Potomac Health Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Lisa Hahn, PEW Charitable Trusts, Communications Chair
  • Andrea Carroll McNeil, HumanitiesDC, Membership Chair
  • La’Tasha Banks, Humanities DC, Program Co-Chair
  • Glenda Guidel, Council on Foundations, Program Co-Chair
  • Mark Himes, Bainum Family Foundation, Program Co-Chair

Mideast

Kentucky, Ohio, Central and Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia

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Volunteer Leaders:

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

Midwest

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

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Deb Debbaut, Iowa West Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Tara Havlicek, Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Jenna Beltrano, Julian Grace Foundation, Communications Co-Chair
  • Judith Hill, Chicago Housing Authority, Membership Co-Chair
  • June Matayoshi, Irving Harris Foundation, Membership Co-Chair
  • Deborah Clark, Woods Fund of Chicago, Program Co-Chair
  • Isabella Garguilo, Argosy Foundation, Program Co-Chair

Minnesota

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

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Volunteer Leaders:

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

New England

Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

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Volunteer Leaders:

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

Northeast

Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Paige Granger, Rockefeller Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Indya Hartley, The ELMA Philanthropies, Co-Chair
  • Tashie Sloley, Borealis Philanthropy, Communications Co-Chair
  • Melissa Utsett, Borealis Philanthropy, Communications Co-Chair
  • Marissa Crawford, The New York Women’s Foundation, Membership Co-Chair
  • James Mendez, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Membership Co-Chair
  • Inna Livitz, Russell Sage Foundation, Program Co-Chair
  • Irene Williams, William T. Grant Foundation, Program Co-Chair

Northern California

Northern California

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Patrick Taylor, The Zellerbach Family Foundation, Chair
  • Debra White, California Humanities, Vice Chair
  • Kimberly Canfield, Irvine Foundation, Communications Chair
  • Jason Brzoska, Newton and Rochelle Becker Charitable Trust, Membership Chair

Pacific Northwest

Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Jody Marshall, Meyer Memorial Trust, Chair
  • Mary McNair, Bullitt Foundation, Communications Chair
  • Dominique Hilliard, Ballmer Group, Program Chair

Rocky Mountain

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Kelly Costello, Rose Community Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Mary Cotterman, BHHS Legacy Foundation, Arizona Liaison
  • Kim Lehman Bohemian Foundation, Membership Chair
  • Megan Maes Anschutz Family Foundation, Communications Chair
  • Rachel Gonzales Animal Assistance Foundation, Leadership Team
  • Ryan Severts The Colorado Foundation, Leadership Team

Southeast

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

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Volunteer Leaders:

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

Southern California

Southern California

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Christina Thompson, The California Endowment, Chair
  • Nicole Larsen, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Vice Chair
  • Jennifer Katell, The Scan Foundation, Communications Chair
  • Anne-Marie Schaaf, Membership Chair
  • Manuel Fierro, First 5 LA, Program Co-Chair
  • Sarina Raby, Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles, Program Co-Chair

Southwest

Oklahoma, Texas

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Volunteer Leaders:

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