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Outsized Impact Award Nominee: Danielle Garbe Reser

Danielle Garbe Reser’s creative thinking is bringing additional philanthropic capital to her region’s underserved rural nonprofit leaders. Sherwood Trust is the largest discretionary funder in southeast Washington State, but even its roughly $1 million each year is not enough to meet local needs in its rural region. With an estimated 19% of the U.S. population... Read More

Outsized Impact Award Nominee: Jennifer Astone

Jennifer Astone is leading her small-staffed foundation to move its assets in strategic ways and documenting the journey for peers. From 2013–2018, under Jen’s leadership as executive director, Swift Foundation moved from investing 13.5% to 36% of its portfolio in climate solutions including clean energy access, sustainable food and agriculture, sustainable forestry, and more. One-third... Read More

Outsized Impact Award Nominee: Katherine Zavala

Katherine Zavala sees, senses, and responds to what is possible and what is preferred by her grantee partners. Katherine has spent the vast majority of her career at Thousand Currents, starting as an intern and working her way through several program positions, directorships, and currently as the Director of Grassroots Partnerships and member of the... Read More