Director of Foundation Strategy, Blackbaud
Annie Rhodes serves as the Director of Foundation Strategy in the Corporations and Foundations division of Blackbaud. Annie helps philanthropic organizations leverage technology to track outcomes, optimize how they manage their giving and improve collaboration between funders and their grantee partners.
Most recently, Annie has led the development of Blackbaud Outcomes™, a technology solution that helps funders track and measure the results of their giving through a standardized taxonomy. Annie is also currently leading efforts to map Blackbaud Outcomes’ taxonomy to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide funders with the ability to measure how their grants are contributing toward the broader efforts to achieve the SDGs.
Prior to joining Blackbaud, Annie spent more than 10 years at the Ford Foundation where she managed grantmaking in the Human Rights unit working with the Women’s Rights and International Human Rights portfolios. Annie holds an MBA from Pace University and is an active volunteer with All Souls Church Monday Night Hospitality Soup Kitchen, Girls on the Run NYC and the Challenged Athletes Foundation.