Sari RaskinSari Raskin is the associate director of community investment at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and has been with the Community Foundation since June 2012.  From 2007-11, she served as director of engagement and programs at Dallas Social Venture Partners (DSVP), an engaged philanthropy. At DSVP, Sari served as a liaison between donors/entrepreneurs and nonprofits to build organizational capacity. She also facilitated DSVP’s annual investment and reinvestment grant cycles. Prior to DSVP, Sari worked in Jewish Community Centers supervising program staff, staffing volunteer committees and planning programs for various constituency groups.

Sari is passionate about working with donors and the impact that can be achieved through grantmaking. She also pursues the application of business practices to the nonprofit sector as potential for organizational development. Sari earned her MSW from the University of Maryland and holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Center for Nonprofit Management in Dallas.