Sandra takamine

Sandra Takamine


Sandra Takamine connects GFI’s generous community of supporters with the vital work to innovate and transform the food ecosystem, ensuring access to alt proteins for all people.

Areas of expertise: individual giving, donor relations, stewardship, fundraising

Sandra uses she/her pronouns.

Sandra has partnered with donor communities throughout her career, serving the nonprofit sector spanning the arts and culture, venture philanthropy, and education spaces. Dedicated to driving impact and systemwide change, Sandra aligns supporters with opportunities to advance equity and build an intentional future. She most recently served as Director of Individual Giving at, and she has worked with organizations including San Francisco Opera, Sundance Institute, and REDF. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from UCLA.