Laurel Severt, Hellman Foundation

TITLE:  Grants & Program Associate

FOCUS AREAS: Education and youth development, health access, and basic needs

CONTACT:  415-837-5408, laurel@hirschassoc.com

PROFILE: Laurel Servert is the Hellman Foundation’s grants and program associate, and she is also a grants associate at Hirsh & Associates, LLC, Philanthropic Advisors. She has been with Hirsch & Associates since July 11 and previously worked as an administrative assistant and a grants administrator there. Other work experience includes international program coordinator and assistant coordinator at the University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education and camp counselor at YMCA Camp Reed.

Her professional bio shares:

Laurel administers grants and manages annual philanthropic giving for Hirsch & Associates clients. Her primary focus is to ensure accuracy and efficiency and to streamline the interaction between clients, grantees, and other foundations.

Before joining Hirsch & Associates, she served as Program Coordinator for International Specialized Programs at the University of Washington, where she managed in-bound study abroad programs for international students.  Laurel holds a B.A. in International Studies and Economics from the University of Washington.