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

  • Sheila M. Cawley

    Chief Philanthropy Officer

    Sheila M. Cawley is the chief philanthropy officer for The Chicago Community Trust. Cawley leads a team of philanthropic experts committed to partnering with donors…

  • Peggy Cassidy

    Executive Assistant for Philanthropic Services

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

  • 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.…

  • Christine Munteanu

    Affinity Funds Program Manager

    Christine Munteanu (she/her/hers) is the Affinity Funds program manager for The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, Christine works with the Trust’s Affinity Funds (African…

  • Adele Nandan

    Interim Director of Resource Development

    Adele Nandan is the interim director of resource development for The Chicago Community Trust. Nandan is responsible for the development of strategies for the identification,…

  • 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…

  • Sarah Sapperstein

    Donor Services Manager

    Sarah Sapperstein serves as the donor services manager for The Chicago Community Trust. In this role, she is responsible for implementing and coordinating a donor…

  • 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

    Senior Philanthropic Advisor

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

  • Kristin Carlson Vogen

    Associate Vice President of Philanthropic Strategies & Innovation

    Kristin Carlson Vogen is the associate vice president of philanthropic strategies and innovation at The Chicago Community Trust. Vogen and her team engage families and…

  • 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…

  • Tyharrie Woods

    Manager of Special Projects