Sarah Borgeson

Display Name Sarah Borgeson, MA

Position Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
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About Me

About Me

Sarah has authored articles for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on corporate partnerships in the field of community development finance and for the Talent Philanthropy Project on the topic of nonprofit leadership development. She has served as a speaker for Chicago Women in Philanthropy, the Chicago Fundraising Summit, and The University of Chicago.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Professional Associations



    2000 - 2004
    English, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
    2004 - 2006
    Ethics, The University of Chicago

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors
    Chicago Women in Philanthropy (CWIP), 2015
  • Co-Chair, Programs and Capacity Building Committee
    Chicago Women in Philanthropy (CWIP), 2014
  • Member, Board of Directors
    American Blues Theater, 2016
  • Member, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

Honors + Awards

  • Top Talent Institute
    Pierce Family Foundation

Work History

  • 2015 - 2016
    Director of Development
    Women Employed
  • 2010 - 2015
    Sr. Associate, Corporate and Foundation Relations
    Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS)
  • 2008 - 2010
    Resource Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations
    Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS)
  • 2006 - 2008
    Project Manager
    The University of Chicago Survey Lab
  • 2006
    Research Assistant
    The University of Chicago Survey Lab