Bobbi Hapgood


Bobbi Hapgood is an organizational leader and nonprofit strategist who has spent the majority of her professional life working in the nonprofit world, with experience in organizational planning, fundraising, philanthropic leadership and board governance. She served as program director for Voices & Choices of the Central Carolinas, as a consultant for Rachel’s Network, as communications and development director for the Center for Child and Family Health and as the executive director of the North Carolina Network of Grantmakers. Hapgood has served for 19 years on the board of directors of the Educational Foundation of America, currently serving as president of the foundation. In addition, she is serving on the advisory board of the Chapel Hill Carrboro Youth Forward, the advisory council of the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and the advisory board for the UNC PlayMakers Repertory Company. She is also a volunteer with the Blue Ribbon Mentor Advocate Program. Ten years ago, Hapgood founded Philanthropic Ventures LLC to guide community, private and family foundations and donor-advised fundholders in improving organizational strategy, giving strategy and fund development.