Sarah Stranahan
Program Director
Bolder Giving
New York
United States
(917) 441-1693

Sarah has more than 20 years of experience in social change philanthropy, mission related investing and community organizing. In addition to her work with Bolder Giving, she currently serves as Coordinator of the New Economy Network, an organizing platform for communication, collaboration and coordination between individuals and organizations working on systemic economic change.

Sarah is a board member of the Stranahan Foundation and a member of Council on Foundation's Finance Committee. As a long time Board member of the Needmor Fund (1976-2010) she helped design and oversee its grant program insupport of community organizing and its integrated mission related investment program. She has worked for Citizens for Health, Environment and Justice; researched and co-produced the study “What is Good Grantmaking for Social Justice” for the National Network of Grantmakers; and chaired the Social Justice and the Media Reform grant committees at the Threshold Foundation from 1996-2004. Sarah is a Level II candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst Program and holds a BA from the Evergreen State College and an MA from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Tuesday 24 July 2012: 9:00am - 12:00pm