Philanthropic Services

The Trust is a dedicated team of individuals who strive to make good happen every day. We are honored, challenged and inspired by the daily opportunities to help make change in our communities. We look forward to connecting with you.

Mural in Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Photo: A Rahmann Statik mural in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Philanthropic Services

  • Jason Baxendale

    Chief Development Officer

    Jason Baxendale is the chief development officer for The Chicago Community Trust. As the head of development and member of the Trust’s senior leadership team,…

  • Tim Bresnahan

    Senior Director of Gift Planning

    Tim Bresnahan is the senior director of gift planning for The Chicago Community Trust. He is responsible for a broad range of matters including charitable…

  • Peggy Cassidy

    Executive Assistant for Philanthropic Services

    Peggy Cassidy is the executive assistant to Chief Development Officer Jason Baxendale and the Philanthropic Services Team at The Chicago Community Trust. In addition to…

  • Bob Eichinger

    Senior Philanthropic Advisor

    Bob Eichinger is senior philanthropic advisor with The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, he is responsible for building and nurturing supportive relationships with current…

  • Carrie Goodale

    Affinity Funds Coordinator

    Carrie Goodale is the affinity funds coordinator for The Chicago Community Trust. She currently co-leads the 6 Affinity Funds of the Trust (African American Legacy,…

  • Don Gottesman

    Director of Gift Planning

    Don Gottesman is director of gift planning at The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, he partners with donors and their advisors who would like…

  • Jeromé Holston

    Fundraising Campaign Manager

    Jeromé (pronounced “Jeremy”) Holston is campaign fundraising manager for We Rise Together: For an Equitable & Just Recovery, an initiative of The Chicago Community Trust.…

  • Nicole Layton

    Senior Philanthropic Advisor

    Nicole Layton is a senior philanthropic advisor for The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, she is responsible for building and nurturing relationships with current…

  • Joan Garvey Lundgren

    Senior Director of Resource Development

    Joan Garvey Lundgren is senior director for resource development at The Chicago Community Trust. She build partnerships with other funders, including individual philanthropists, corporations and…

  • Adele Nandan

    Major Gifts Manager

    Adele Nandan is major gifts manager for The Chicago Community Trust. Nandan is responsible for the development of strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and…

  • Molly Rand

    Senior Philanthropic Advisor

    Molly Rand is a senior philanthropic advisor for The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, she is responsible for building and nurturing relationships with current…

  • Abbe Temkin

    Senior Philanthropic Advisor

    Abbe Temkin is senior philanthropic advisor for The Chicago Community Trust, joining the Trust in 2013. In this role, she is responsible for building and…

  • Adriana Viteri

    Philanthropic Advisor

    Adriana Viteri is a philanthropic advisor at The Chicago Community Trust. She is responsible for building and cultivating trust-based relationships with current and prospective donors…

  • Kristin Carlson Vogen

    Senior Director of Philanthropic Services

    Kristin Carlson Vogen is senior director of philanthropic services at The Chicago Community Trust. Vogen and her team engage families and individuals to focus their…

  • Janice Atkins Washington

    Senior Coordinator for Philanthropic Services

    Janice Atkins Washington is the senior coordinator of philanthropic services for The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, she is responsible for gift and grant…