Derrick Shallcross, Highland Street Foundation

TITLE: Associate Director of Programs

FOCUS AREAS: Education, housing, mentorship, healthcare, environment, and the arts

CONTACT: (617) 969-8900, dshallcross@highlandstreet.org

PROFILE: Derrick Shallcross has been the associate director of programs at the Highland Street Foundation since August 2015. He provides the following job description in his LinkedIn profile:

I work on the Highland Street Foundation's multiple community programs and events from planning to analysis. I am also responsible for working with the Grants Manager on grantmaking activities from research to processing and reporting. My duties also including maintaining the foundation's social media and website properties, assisting with developing new programs and partners, and representing the foundation in the community.

Shallcross previously worked as the foundation’s community relations manager for three years and as a sales and trading associate at Navigate Advisors. He has a B.A. in English from Villanova University. 

You can read some of his guest blogging on Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. He’s been on the steering committee for EPIP.