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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
  • Lauren Petrusky, Longwood Foundation, Volunteer
  • Rylanda Epps Wilson, Volunteer
  • Sue Hone, Pembroke Philanthropy Advisors, Volunteer
  • Maria Stecker, Longwood Foundation, Volunteer

Florida

Florida

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Ashley Heath, United Way Suncoast, Chair
  • Fernanda Kuchkarian, Health Foundation of South Florida, Vice Chair
  • Jessica Scites, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, Program Chair

Greater Washington, DC

District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern Virginia

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Andrew Brown, Meyer Foundation, Co-Chair
  • Lisa Hahn, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Communications 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
  • Erin Prescott, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville, Volunteer

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 Lee Beltrano, Julian Grace Foundation, Communications Chair
  • Angela Williams, Quicken Loans Community Fund, Communications Chair
  • June Matayoshi, Irving Harris Foundation, Membership Chair
  • Frank Rybak, Missouri Foundation for Health, Membership Chair
  • Judith Hill, Chicago Housing Authority, Membership Committee
  • Deborah Clark, Woods Fund of Chicago, Program Chair
  • Isabella Gargiulo, Argosy Foundation, Program 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, McKnight Foundation, Vice Chair
  • Lorinda Chagnon, Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, Communications Chair
  • Beth Norris, Bush Foundation, Membership Chair
  • Jaime Martinez, ClearWay Minnesota, 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 E. Bouchard, Agnes M. Lindsay Trust, Vice Co-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 L. Dame, van Beuren Charitable Foundation, Program Co-Chair

Northeast

Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania

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Volunteer Leaders:

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

Northern California

Northern California

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Volunteer Leaders:

  • Tamara Hope Radcliffe, Sobrato Family Foundation, Chair
  • Debra White, California Humanities, Vice Chair
  • Jason Brzoska, Newton and Rochelle Becker Charitable Trust, Membership Chair
  • Patrick Sean Taylor, The Zellerbach Family Foundation, Program Chair
  • Adam Cimino, Visa Foundation, Volunteer
  • Rosa King, The Carl Gellert and Celia Berta Gellert Foundation, Volunteer
  • Kayla Cook, Stuart Foundation, Volunteer

Pacific Northwest

Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

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Volunteer Leaders:

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

Rocky Mountain

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

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Volunteer Leaders:

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

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

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 California Endowment, Communications Chair
  • Anne-Marie Schaaf, John Gogian Family Foundation, Membership Chair
  • Manuel Fierro, First 5 LA, Program Co-Chair
  • Sarina Raby, Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles, Program Co-Chair
  • 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, Volunteer

Southwest

Oklahoma, Texas

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Volunteer Leaders:

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