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 Seattle Foundation partnerships and grant programs that advance our Blueprint for Impact.

Sally Gillis | Managing Director, Strategy and Partnerships

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 Seattle Foundation in 2016.