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Enjoy this series of conversations with leaders from the world of philanthropy. Hear about the issues that concern you and that shape grantmaking today. Meet the people who understand what drives decisions at the top levels of philanthropic giving.

We think you'll be impressed and inspired by the panelists' commitment to their communities and their passion to work in partnership with dedicated nonprofit professionals achieving meaningful change. Come enjoy an hour that’s sure to offer new insights and lift your spirits.

Sign up now to save your seat for Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 11am Pacific. Details are below for our next panel representing the Hawaii Coummnity Foundation, the George Gund Foundation, and the Inasmuch Foundation.

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July 13, 2022  11am Pacific

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Michelle Kauhane, Senior Vice President & Chief Impact Officer, Hawai'i Community Foundation, Honolulu, HI

Michelle Kauhane is the Senior Vice President & Chief Impact Officer at Hawaii Community Foundation. Previously, she served as President and CEO of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement where she engaged in lending and investment services deploying capital in underserved communities statewide. Michelle has a strong background in non-profit management, community based economic development and public policy advocacy. She has served on numerous local and national boards and currently sits on the Community Advisory Council at the Federal Reserve of San Francisco to offer perspectives on the economic and financial service needs of low- and moderate- income populations. She is a graduate of Gonzaga University and Kamehemeha Schools Kapalama.

 

Anthony Richardson, President, The George Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Anthony Richardson became president of The George Gund Foundation in 2022 following his role as executive director of The Nord Family Foundation in Amherst, OH, where he had also served as a program officer. 

In 2017, Anthony was appointed by Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction to chair the Lorain Academic Distress Commission, a joint local and state committee established to turnaround the Lorain City School District. In 2012, as civic and political chair for the Lorain City Schools Levy Committee, he helped the school district pass its first new levy for operating dollars since 1992. Anthony was one of the youngest elected city officials when he became Councilman-At-Large for the City of Lorain in 2011. During his second term, as chair of the police, fire, and legislative standing committee, he sponsored legislation to increase hiring goal percentages for racial minorities and women on city projects. That same year, Anthony was invited by the Obama Administration to attend a “Working Meeting on Fiscal Cliff” at the White House.

Anthony serves as a board member for Funders Together to End Homelessness, The Center for Effective Philanthropy, and The Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation.

 

Sarah Roberts, Vice President of Programs, Oklahoma City, OK

Sarah Roberts has worked with Inasmuch Foundation for more than 18 years and currently serves as Vice President of Programs.

Sarah is also Vice Chair of Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness Board of Directors, appointed by Governors Kevin Stitt and Mary Fallin. Sarah serves on the Board of Directors for: United Way of Central Oklahoma, Sunbeam Family Services (Chair 2020-21), The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, Oklahoma City County Health Department Foundation, and Oklahoma City Police Athletic League (PAL). Previously, as Chair of the Board of ReMerge, Sarah co-chaired the ReMerge capital campaign which resulted in a $10 million state-of-the-art facility.

In 2020, Sarah was recognized by Pivot as Advocate of the Year for building collaborative efforts to address youth homelessness in Oklahoma City. In 2008, Sarah received the Forty under 40 Award from OKC Business Magazine. 

 

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Angela Richardson, Senior Trainer, The Grantsmanship Center

Angela brings more than 20 years' experience as a nonprofit program and fund developer, strategic planner, and organizational coach. As senior trainer, Angela has coached other trainers for The Grantsmanship Center and trained staff for nonprofit organizations, school districts, governments, faith-based organizations, and colleges and universities. She brings additional expertise in education and the arts, recently delivering a virtual workshop for Broward County Cultural Division, FL as part of the Business Skills for Creatives series. Angela has facilitated many in-person Meet-the-Grantmaker panels in Los Angeles for PROJECT GRANTSMANSHIP and for the City of Los Angles, city council members. Recently, Angela trained faculty and community-based nonprofit leaders as part of a Research Proposal Workshop sponsored by UCLA Health Sciences.

 

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