About Sarah Gioe

Sarah is responsible for strategically sharing SFF’s mission and vision by directing all of our media. She also helps our grantees effectively tell impactful stories. Prior to joining the foundation, Sarah worked extensively in the communications field for religious non-profit organizations, with a strong background in graphic design. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College and currently serves on the board of Friends of Mwangaza.

Moving at the Speed of Trust

Originally published on Medium | January 4, 2023 In 2020 and 2021, Segal Family Foundation collectively awarded 203 grants totaling $3.7 million for diverse COVID response efforts across Sub-Saharan Africa. Additionally, we were able to facilitate $29 million in additional funding to our partners by maintaining close working partnerships with peer-funders throughout this period. [...]

2023-01-04T21:46:56+00:00January 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Though We Be But Small, We Are Mighty

Originally published on Medium | November 29, 2022 by Sylvia K. Ilahuka, Writer & Editor It ain’t easy giving away all this money — but we’re doing it! And doing it so well that the Council on Foundations’ 2022 The State of Global Giving report lists us, Segal Family Foundation, as the second largest U.S. grantmaker in [...]

2022-12-01T14:58:53+00:00December 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|

Innovate: The Case for Local Leadership in the Face of COVID-19

Originally published in The Nation | May 8, 2020 by Isabel Kumwembe At Segal Family Foundation, we believe in a world where development is steered by grassroots leaders, and power is shifted into the hands of communities. What this means in practice can be seen in our flagship program in Malawi, the Social Impact [...]

2020-11-19T21:09:52+00:00May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|
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