Carolynn Brunette joins Prince Charitable Trusts as Managing Director

The Prince Charitable Trusts is pleased to announce that Carolynn Brunette (formerly Carolynn Mambu) will assume the role of Managing Director for the Washington, D.C. office and Co-Director of Rhode Island Programs on January, 1, 2016. Carolynn also served as WRAG vice president from 2008 to 2011. View this announcement for additional details on this exciting news.

Carolynn is well known in the foundation and non-profit community of Washington, DC through her work as a Program Officer at The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation from 2000 to 2006 and as the Vice President of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers (WRAG) from 2008 to 2011.  Carolynn was also co-chair of the Sustainable Communities Working Group at WRAG.  She recently returned from Africa where she spent four years doing capacity building work with community health organizations as a Peace Corps Volunteer and consultant.  She is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Masters Degree in Music and worked in the local arts community for several years.  Her experience in philanthropy and the non-profit sector combined with her knowledge of the arts, public health, and the environment make Carolynn a good fit with the variety of programs funded by the Trusts.

Carolynn is succeeding retiring Managing Director, Kristin Pauly, who has been with Prince Charitable Trusts since 1998.

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