Danielle Holly is dedicated to strengthening the capacity and leadership of the nonprofit sector through meaningful, value-driven partnerships. Over the past 14 years, Danielle has worked with hundreds of nonprofits and companies to support the conception, design and implementation of cross-sector approaches that address community challenges. She is currently the CEO of Common Impact, an organization that designs nonprofit capacity building and corporate community engagement programs. She has served on the Board of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and Net Impact NYC, and most recently as a fellow with the Presidio Cross-Sector Leadership initiative. Danielle lives in Brooklyn, NY and loves to explore the nooks and crannies of NYC’s endless neighborhoods, and end the days cooking with her husband.
The El Paso Children’s Museum project moves forward thanks to a partnership between the city and the community foundation. Can an entity that accepts taxpayer and donor dollars but isn’t legally beholden to either be a faithful steward of these funds?
The Obama Foundation moves one step closer to its goal of integrating a public library branch into its Jackson Park Presidential Center—but will it balance the gentrification the center is likely to bring to Chicago’s South Side?
United Way organizations all over the country are trying to re-engineer their roles to fit the new ecosystem of philanthropy. Since everything connects to everything else, as they change, so must many nonprofits.