As a Philanthropic Advisor with the Cleveland Foundation in Cleveland, OH, Kristen Grabenstein cultivates strong relationships with individuals, families and organizations to help them realize their full impact through philanthropy.
She co-created and leads the Cleveland Foundation’s Next Gen program, Foundations for Philanthropy, to help emerging leaders explore strategies to make Northeast Ohio stronger for all. She also speaks on topics related to Next Gen giving and engaging younger donors in philanthropy.
Prior to joining the Cleveland Foundation, Kristen was Community Relations Manager at Forest City Realty Trust, where she served as a vital liaison between the company and the community, overseeing grantmaking, employee volunteering and community engagement initiatives.
- Philanthropic Advisor
- Cleveland Foundation
- Engaging the Next Generation | Family Philanthropy | Fundraising and Donor Engagement | Impact Investing | Strategic Grantmaking | Teen and Youth Philanthropy | Women and Giving
- 21/64 Approach Training | Art of Facilitation