Sally Gillis

Senior Officer, Community Programs


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Sally supports the Foundation’s Center for Community Partnerships grantmaking and convening initiatives. Sally guides our work with other funders- working towards deeper coordination and systems change.

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Philanthropic Interests
and Passions



Economic opportunity

Nonprofit capacity building

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 at the government, nonprofit and foundation level in the fields of homelessness and youth development. Sally has a Master’s in Macro Social Work from Boston University and graduated from Lafayette College.


Sally joined the Foundation in 2016.