Rachel colombana

Rachel Colombana


Rachel Colombana is GFI’s Senior Director of Development, helping oversee the department’s operations.

Areas of expertise: fundraising, corporate sponsorships, grants, development strategy

Rachel uses she/her pronouns.

Rachel has spent nearly the last decade of her career in fundraising, most recently as the Director of Corporate and Institutional Giving at the National Archives Foundation where she managed a portfolio foundation and corporate sponsors. Rachel is a member of the D.C. Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and has served as the board fundraising chair for the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association where she also plays string bass. Rachel holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA from Georgetown University.