Joanne Cohen is a connector, collaborator, expert facilitator and trainer connecting people to the causes they care about using a values-based approach to engagement. Over the last 20 years, Joanne has worked with individuals, corporations and multigenerational families building on their philanthropic vision. As a Senior Director at 21/64 she supports the training programs and services offered to the variety of professionals engaged with individuals and families. She is an energetic leader establishing trust as an honest partner.
Before joining 21/64, Joanne spent 10 years as the Vice President of Philanthropic Services at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. In that role she expanded the Weaver Philanthropic Initiative for Next Gen philanthropists and created the alumni connection. She provided staff leadership for donor education programming and supported three giving circles working closely with those donors to provide deeper service and attention to their collective missions. And before TCF, Joanne was the Assistant Executive Director of the Jacksonville Jewish Federation.
She joined the 21/64 certified advisor’s network in 2013 and facilitated the inaugural convening of the Collective and Learning Community in 2021. She is immediate past chair of the National Center for Family Philanthropy Advisory committee and a former Board Member of Adnet (Advancement Professionals). Joanne calls Jacksonville, Florida home where she enjoys her two young adult daughters, reading, traveling and occasional stays in a yurt.
Education and Affiliation:
- Juris Doctorate, Duquesne University School of Law
- Masters in Education, University of Pittsburgh
- Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University