Sue Bennett

Sue Bennett joined the Foundation in 1997. She currently serves on the Executive Committee as Secretary, and has served as Chair of the Pooled Fund Grant Committee and the 10th Anniversary Committee. Sue is the Executive Director of Leadership Tomorrow, an organization whose purpose is to educate, inspire, connect, and catalyze cross-sector leaders who work together for collective impact. Prior to this, she was the Senior Learning Manager at Philanthropy Northwest, an organization that works with grant makers in six northwest states and Hawai’i to promote effective, collaborative grantmaking. Sue has served on the boards of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Child Care Resources, Planned Parenthood, and Cancer Lifeline. She graduated from Stanford University. Sue has been a part of the Foundation since the very beginning and is humbled and inspired by the many smart and engaged women who continue to find new ways to learn together and have collective impact. Sue is an optimist and is confident that together we can create a better, healthier, more equitable community for all.

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Introducing our 2023 Advocacy Grantees 

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