Emily Sammon

Emily is a consultant at American Philanthropic. Prior to joining American Philanthropic, Emily contributed copywriting, analysis, and donor research for several nonprofit organizations. She is an experienced grant writer, with a certificate in the subject from DePaul University. Emily also has a background in graphic design. She graduated with honors from Loyola University Chicago, majoring in English with a minor in Catholic Studies.

2022 Simon-Devos Prize for Philanthropic Leadership recently awarded

Ken Griffin, Chicago’s wealthiest man before relocating to Miami, was honored with The Philanthropy Roundtable’s flagship prize for philanthropists.

Hope Women’s Center serves the needs of women in Phoenix

By focusing their attention and resources on women in need in the Phoenix area, Hope Women’s Center can respond to changing needs from women in their community.

Philanthropy provides affordable housing for vulnerable residents in California

Father Joe’s Villages responds to the extensive and expanding homelessness problem in California by building affordable housing units for vulnerable residents. This creative model is being met with significant charitable support.

Bezos Day One Fund makes major gift to SVdP CARES

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on families and communities across the country, countless nonprofits have stepped up to meet the needs of their communities. Here’s a story to celebrate about one important group.

Cristo Rey Network exceeds a major campaign goal, even amidst the pandemic

The innovative Cristo Rey Network of schools met the challenges of 2020 with aplomb, closing a major fundraising campaign ahead of its $31.5 million goal.