Meet WCF

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The Westchester Community Foundation connects generous people to the causes they care about and invests in transformative ideas and organizations to improve lives and strengthen our community.

For 45 years, the Foundation has worked to improve the quality of life in Westchester by addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to critical, local needs.


Board of Advisors

Dale Akinla II




The Hon. Joaquin F. Alemany

Vice Chair



James T. Ausili, Esq.


Anthony Bailey


Daniel C. de Menocal Jr.


Andrew Herz

White Plains

Sarah Jones-Maturo


Antoinette Klatzky


Ginny Loughlin


The Hon. Jared Rice

New Rochelle

Ruth Suzman


John Tolomer


Meet Our Staff

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Executive Director

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Director of Donor Relations and Communications

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The Westchester Community Foundation staff have a profound knowledge of Westchester's nearly one million people, and its institutions and resources.


Our expertise in philanthropy's role in responding to local and regional issues enables us to assist donors in their charitable giving and invest in smart and effective solutions.


As a division of the New York Community Trust, our staff works closely with our colleagues in New York and at our sister division, the Long Island Community Foundation, to identify and support the very best and most effective nonprofits in the eight counties of the downstate New York region. We know that philanthropy is most effective when funders share information on high impact organizations and those trying promising new approaches. 



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Senior Program Officer

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Program Officer

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Office Manager and
Grants Administrator

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