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Lindsey Linzer

Vice President of Community Investments

 

Lindsey Linzer uses her expertise in complex grants and program administration to connect community needs to financial resources.  Lindsey serves as the Vice President of Community Investments at The Miami Foundation and in this role, she partners with private and family foundations, nonprofit organizations, and community members to advance social change. Lindsey helps donors turn their philanthropic visions into reality by designing and implementing innovative donor collaboratives and grantmaking initiatives.

 

At The Miami Foundation, Lindsey oversees a diverse portfolio of community engagement initiatives and leads a eight-person programs and grants administration team in managing a significant portfolio of charitable funds and special projects. She has created and scaled multi-million dollar local and national grant programs in the areas of disaster and community recovery, nonprofit news, artificial intelligence, and arts education and access. Most recently, Lindsey was the force behind the Foundation’s COVID-19 community recovery efforts leading $16 million+ in grantmaking as well as the Miami-Dade Counts 2020, a collaborative grantmaking and outreach campaign to encourage participation in the 2020 Census.

 

Lindsey pote sou yon dekad eksperyans nan san bi likratif ak jesyon fondasyon ak yon ekspètiz gwo twou san fon nan konsepsyon pwogram, kolaborasyon donatè, parennaj fiskal, ak jesyon sibvansyon. Anvan li te rantre nan Fondasyon Miami an nan 2017, Lindsey te travay kòm ofisye administrasyon sibvansyon yo nan Knight Fondasyon, kote li te jere pwosesis sibvansyon òganizasyon an, osi byen ke pwojè espesyal. Li te sèvi tou kòm manadjè pwogram nan Fondasyon Kominote Broward, sipèvize devlopman lidèchip ak pwogram bilding kapasite.

 

Originally soti nan Sid Florid, Lindsey te resevwa degre bakaloreya li nan biznis soti nan Emory University ak MBA li soti nan Columbia Business School. Lindsey se yon gradye resan nan Konsèy la sou pwogram devlopman lidèchip Pathways Fondasyon an, yon pwogram ane ki konsantre sou divèsite avanse, ekite, ak enklizyon nan filantwopi.

 

Lè li pa ap travay yo bati yon pi bon Miami, Lindsey ap pase tan jwe jwèt ak de jèn ti gason li yo epi jwi pi bon nouvo restoran yo ak mari li Ross.