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Carol Erickson

Senior Director, Foundation Partnerships

As senior director, Foundation Partnerships, Carol Erickson works to build relationships with the foundation community so that CAEL can fulfill its mission and increase its impact.

Prior to joining CAEL in 2020, Erickson managed education, research, technology and literacy initiatives, and conducted fundraising and grant making with a variety of nonprofit organizations including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, International Research & Exchange Board (IREX), American Library Association, and Fulbright Senior Scholar Exchange. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in Slavic Linguistics from Albany University, and a master's of science in Library & Information Science from the University of Illinois.

Areas of Expertise:

Carol has extensive expertise in nonprofit organizational capacity building, supporting a wide variety of nonprofits and businesses to enhance their poverty alleviation efforts, focusing on strategic planning,  fundraising & foundation partnerships, board development, communications, project management, and research; and supported for-profit entities to build philanthropic initiatives that reflect their companies' values.

Carol Erickson

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