Who We Are

The Data Charter has amassed a geographically diverse group of supporters, aggregating exceptional expertise on philanthropy data and a willingness to use data to advance the field. Join us!


Initial group of supporters involved with drafting the Data Charter. Invited to join based on their regional representation and work with data, these ambassadors share a commitment to raise awareness and promote the Data Charter within their networks and regions.

 Isabel Aché – Fundação Vale  Jenny Hodgson – Global Fund for Community Foundations
 Ana Borges Pinho – WINGS  Janaína Jatobá – Instituto C&A
 Patrick Collins – The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation  Hannen Khatib – Arab Foundations Forum
 Lorena Cortés Vázquez – CEMEFI  Barry Knight – CENTRIS
 Andre Degenszajn – GIFE  Halima Mahomed – Trust Africa
 Nick Deychakiwsky – Charles Stewart Mott Foundation  Larry McGill – Foundation Center
 Melissa Donatti – Fundação Vale  Darin McKeever – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
 Jeff Falkenstein – Foundation Center  Helena Monteiro – WINGS
 Phill Ferrante-Roseberry – TechSoup Global  Alberto Omella – Fundación Avina
 Jessica Galeria – TechSoup Global  Andreia Rabetim – Fundação Vale
 Rosa Galego – DAFNE/Spanish Association of Foundations  Pamela Ribeiro – GIFE
 Cheng Gang – China Foundation Center  Bev Russell – Social Surveys Africa
 Ana Paula Gouvea – Médecins sans Frontières  Frank Schmidtke – Association of German Foundations
 Heba Habou Shnief – John D. Gerhart Center  Brad Smith – Foundation Center
 Christopher Harris – Consultant  Tao Ze – China Foundation Center



  • Astrid Viveros, W. K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Ben Carpenter, Social Return on Investment Network
  • Cindy Lessa, Network of Independent Funds for Social Justice
  • Christen Dobson, International Human Rights Funders Group
  • Hans Fleisch, German Association of Foundations
  • John Harvey, Independent Philanthropy Professional
  • Kate Misa, The Funding Information Service
  • OECD netFWD – Global Network of Foundations Working for Development
  • Olga Evdokimova, Evolution and Philanthropy
  • Stephan Cibian, Association for Community Relations
  • Tatiana Zadirako, United Way Russia
  • Tina Thiart, Southern African Community Grantmakers Leadership Forum (SACGLF)