Sally J. Ehrenfried
Manager, Philanthropy and Volunteer Engagement - Blackbaud, Inc.
Social Change Careers Speaker
Beyond Just CSR – Philanthropy and Volunteer Engagement
Sally J. Ehrenfried leads Philanthropy and Volunteer Engagement at Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), headquartered in Charleston, SC., and is responsible for the company’s global community relations, corporate giving and volunteerism portfolios. Sally also manages the company’s public policy efforts by working with local, state and federal groups to advocate for policies that benefit the nonprofit community.
Sally spent 13 years in the United States Senate as an aide to Senators George J. Mitchell (D-Maine), William S. Cohen (R-Maine), and Ronald L. Wyden (D-Oregon), serving in a variety of committee, personal office, and leadership staff roles.
Sally is the Chair of the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ US Government Relations Committee.
She sits on National Philanthropy Day Committee for AFP’s Lowcountry and serves on the board of directors for the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Sally was recently named to the Leadership Faculty for the Corporate Institute, a Points of Light enterprise.
Sally is a graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, ME, and received a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. She is a recipient of the Bates College Distinguished Young Alumni Award, a past President of the Bates College Alumni
Association and is a member of the Bates Fund Executive Committee.