Jill C. Coleman

Vice President for Programs

The Cameron Foundation

Experienced philanthropy professional with more than thirty years of progressive experience with diverse communities, both urban and rural, in over 20 countries.  Areas of expertise include cultural competency; strategic planning across cultures; resource, grant and partnership development; advocacy; executive management to include change management and strategic communications. Extensive managerial leadership experience in the day-to-day operations of community-based organizations, with an emphasis on participatory approaches to community work, developingpartnerships as resources; fundraising; fiscal accountability; and strategic alignment

Currently the Vice President for Programs atThe Cameron Foundation, responsible for strategically guiding the program team through a comprehensive grantmaking and capacity-building strategy that aligns to the needs of the service area.  Also Chair of SisterFund, an African American women and girls focused giving circle and an Advisory Board member of the Virginia Funders Network.  Experience includes executive level positions at ChildFund International, supporting programmatic and operational efforts globally to ensure strategic rollout and integration of agency-wide standards, at the national office and community levels.    

Education: American University; Bachelor of Psychology; Averett University; Master of Business Administration (MBA)