Vice President of Programs
Contact Meghan about development of content for GEO conferences, publications and other programs.
Meghan Duffy is Vice President of Programs at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, overseeing content development for GEO conferences, publications, peer learning and other programming. The GEO community makes the difference between grantmaking as usual and transformational change. With more than 5,000 member grantmakers across the globe, we work together to lift up the grantmaking practices that matter most to nonprofits and that truly improve philanthropy. From 2011-2013, Meghan led implementation of the Scaling What Works initiative at GEO as Manager of Special Initiatives.
Meghan has twenty years of experience in the philanthropic/nonprofit sector. Prior to joining GEO, Meghan served as Director of Special Projects for San Diego Grantmakers and also served on several foundation grants committees. Before moving to California, Meghan was Development Director at a national nonprofit LGBT health organization. She has also worked in fundraising and outreach for the Victory Fund and the Feminist Majority Foundation, and as a consultant specializing in writing and research for several other community organizations. Additionally, Meghan has taught sociology and LGBT studies as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland.
Meghan currently serves on the Fund the People Advisory Council and the LearnPhilanthropy Advisory Board. She earned her master’s in sociology at the University of California San Diego and holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland.