Sally Gillis

Managing Director, Strategy and Partnerships


Sally Gillis   

As a leader in Community Programs, Sally pursues greater racial equity and economic opportunity through her oversight of key SeaFdn partnerships and grant programs that advance our theory of change.

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Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

Women and girls empowerment

Climate justice

Cradle to career education

With over ten years in the social sector, Sally brings a strong commitment to partnerships and social justice to the work of SeaFdn. Previously, Sally served as the Director of Collective Action at Social Venture Partners Seattle (SVP), where she guided the organization’s collective impact and funder collaborative work. Her background includes working in the government, nonprofit and foundation sectors in the fields of homelessness and youth development. Sally has a master’s in macro-level social work from Boston University and graduated from Lafayette College.

Sally joined the Foundation in 2016.