11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Being Strategic and
Engaging Grantees: How to Do Both
What does it look like to be both mission-driven and grantee-focused, to be both proactive and responsive? Family donors who engage closely with grantees and beneficiaries — those closest to the issues — will talk about how they create effective relationships in which each side listens deeply, brings their respective expertise, and feels valued and engaged.
Carmela Castellano-Garcia, president, Castellano Family Foundation
Susan Chamberlin, co-founder, Chamberlin Family Foundation
Caitlin Heising, vice chair, Heising-Simons Foundation; founding member, Maverick Collective
Kristin Hull, founder and director, Nia Community Fund
Moderator: Kathleen Odne, executive director, Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom