Amy Segal Shorey, a senior advisor, consults with private foundations and philanthropic families facing transitions in their giving and seeking greater impact, meaning, and clarity. She is known for building trust and supportive relationships while guiding the development of strategic plans and initiatives and of effective governance practices. Amy takes particular pride in the work her clients do in fields as diverse as health, environment, education, and social justice.
Amy has earned a reputation as a thought partner. Several of her recent articles for the field offer a glimpse into Amy’s approach to philanthropic advising and grantmaking:
- Funders Support Strong Communities Through Meaningful Relationships
- A Family’s Legacy of Giving is Bound by Two Pandemics
- How to Evaluate a Nonprofit Social Enterprise
- Follow Nonprofit Site Visits with Thanks and More
Amy graduated from Yale College and received her MBA from the Harvard Business School. Her experience as a member of Yale’s first coed freshman class and as the mother of two daughters inspires her continuing interest in girls’ empowerment. Amy is a trustee of The Lalor Foundation which promotes reproductive health through research and innovation.