Peter Konrad, Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation

TITLE: Managing Consultant

FUNDING AREAS: Mental health

CONTACT: pkonrad@konradconsulting.com, 303-993-5385

PROFILE: Peter Konrad serves as a managing consultant at the Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation. He also serves as a managing consultant for the Harvey Family Foundation and Colorado STEM, which shares the following bio:

Peter Konrad serves as advisor and consultant to foundations in setting strategic direction, managing operations, developing programs, establishing financial discipline and investing endowments.  A particular area of emphasis is working with new and emerging family foundations to help maintain donor intent, develop focused and effective grant-making programs, and to establish the organizational infrastructure to support such programs.  In this capacity, he has served as the sole staff person for a first generation foundation, the Harvey Family Foundation, a three generation foundation, the JFM Foundation, and a seventh generation foundation, the Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation.  For 15 years, Peter served as Vice President of The Colorado Trust, where he was responsible for all aspects of foundation management. 

Peter has been particularly active in the foundation community.  He received recognition in 1998 as Outstanding Professional in Philanthropy in Colorado, served two terms as President of the Colorado Association of Foundations, and served individual terms as President and Chairman of the Board of the Conference of Southwest Foundations, an association of over 250 foundations.  He has also been active on the board of numerous nonprofit organizations, including serving as Trustee of his alma mater, the University of Redlands and as a trustee of a private foundation in Denver.  As Adjunct Professor of Nonprofit Management at Regis University, he received recognition as Teacher of the Year for his excellence in teaching.  He has co-authored a third edition of a textbook, Financial Management of Non-Profits and has assisted the Council on Foundations in writing The Guide to Small Foundation Management.