Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

President & CEO, Community Foundation Sonoma County

Elizabeth Brown believes that we all have a deep desire to give and we are at our best, individually and collectively, when we harness generosity and channel it towards inspired change.

Beth brings 25 years of experience in philanthropy to her role as President and CEO of Community Foundation Sonoma County, turning donors into grantmakers and bringing the nonprofit community together to drive innovation.

Beth previously served in leadership roles at the Marin Community Foundation and the Council on Foundations in Washington, D.C., and as a philanthropic advisor at US Trust. She is a recent winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s Nonprofit Leadership Award.

When Beth is not plotting the best possible future for Sonoma County alongside donors, nonprofit leaders or her amazing foundation staff, you can find her practicing yoga and hiking with her husband in Sonoma County’s regional parks.

Pre-Conference Session – Data to Action

Marquette Ballroom I-II

Join your fellow foundation leaders in a learning session exclusively for funders that have participated in CEP’s assessments and advisory services. Drawing from CEP’s research and experience working with dozens of funders, this session provides a unique opportunity to connect with and learn from peers and CEP leaders about using feedback to make effective change and improve your work over time. If your foundation has commissioned a CEP assessment or advisory engagement, and you are a CEO/president, board member, vice president, program officer, or main contact with CEP at your foundation, this pre-conference session is for you. For the full […]