The Trustees of the Prince Charitable Trusts are pleased to announce that Carolynn Brunette will be the new Managing Director of the DC office and Co-Director of the Rhode Island program of the Trusts.
Carolynn is well known in the foundation and non-profit community of Washington, DC through her work as a Program Officer at The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation from 2000 to 2006 and as the Vice President of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers (WRAG) from 2007 to 2011. Carolynn was also co-chair of the Sustainable Communities Working Group at WRAG. She recently returned from Africa where she spent four years doing capacity building work with community health organizations as a Peace Corps Volunteer and consultant. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Masters Degree in Music and worked in the local arts community for several years. Her experience in philanthropy and the non-profit sector combined with her knowledge of the arts, public health, and the environment make Carolynn a good fit with the variety of programs funded by the Trusts.
Carolynn is succeeding retiring Managing Director, Kristin Pauly, who has been with Prince Charitable Trusts since 1998.
The Prince Charitable Trusts operate as a family foundation with grant programs in Chicago, Washington, DC and Rhode Island.
Carolynn Brunette will begin at the Trusts on January 1, 2016 in our Washington, DC office.
- Frederick H. PrinceTrustee
- Patrick Wood-PrinceTrustee