Development

Sally Chapman
Team Team Member

Sally Chapman

Sally Chapman guides GFI’s foundations team and oversees its grant-seeking program. Areas of expertise: development strategy, grants management, writing, nonprofit governance, plant-based lifestyles

Katherine Van Story
Team Team Member

Katherine Van Story

Katherine Van Story is passionate about building meaningful relationships with GFI’s community of donors to advance key funding priorities in the alternative protein space. Areas of expertise: development strategy, donor relations, fundraising, communications

Megan Kellums
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Megan Kellums

Megan helps the Development team stay organized and collaborate efficiently to achieve ambitious fundraising goals. Areas of expertise: project management, organization, collaboration, effective communication.

Rachel Colombana
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Rachel Colombana

Rachel Colombana is GFI’s Director of Development, helping oversee the department’s operations. Areas of expertise: fundraising, corporate sponsorships, grants, development strategy

Jacalyn Webster
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Jacalyn Webster

Jacalyn coordinates the Philanthropy team’s work and supports the Associate Director of Philanthropy. Areas of Expertise: Event and project management, sustainable agriculture, plant-based cooking, nutrition education

Susan Bachar
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Susan Bachar

Susan Bachar builds partnerships with GFI’s constituents in support of its mission to accelerate alternative protein innovation globally. Areas of expertise: Non-profit fundraising, communications, management, public affairs/policy advocacy.

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Kaitlin Grady

Kaitlin Grady builds partnerships with GFI's constituents in support of its mission to accelerate alternative protein innovation globally. Areas of expertise: development strategy, programmatic evaluation, international affairs, cello & music composition.

Victoria Wheeler
Team Team Member

Victoria Wheeler

Victoria Wheeler builds partnerships with GFI’s constituents in support of its mission to accelerate alternative protein innovation globally. Areas of expertise: Agriculture and natural resources, local food systems, project management, donor communications, fundraising

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Josh Richards

Josh Richards is GFI’s grant writer. Areas of expertise: nonprofits, higher education fundraising, field organizing, research fundraising.