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 and prospective donors. She works with families and individuals to develop philanthropic strategies and support impactful giving and helps connect philanthropy to opportunity by leveraging the knowledge of the Trust’s Community Impact staff for the benefit of donor advisors. In addition, Rand provides guidance and support to the LGBTQ Community Fund, one of the Trust’s affinity-focused funds.
A senior nonprofit professional with 30 years of progressive experience in fundraising, consulting and nonprofit management, Rand joined the Trust in January 2019. She is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) as designated by the American College of Financial Services. She is a member of Chicago Women in Philanthropy, National Center for Family Philanthropy, Women in Development Professions, and the Advancement Network. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in journalism.