Sarah DowningDirector of Philanthropic Sustainability

    Sarah focuses on philanthropic sustainability projects, donor economic analysis, coaching, and board development projects.  Prior to working at JDLA, Sarah worked as a Research & Policy Analyst at the Indiana Institute for Working Families where she focused on public policy pertaining to Indiana’s adult and part-time students and the state’s working families.  Sarah studied Sociology at Hanover College before pursing graduate degrees in Philanthropic Studies and Nonprofit Management from Indiana University.

    Educational Background:
    M.A. in Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University
    M.P.A. in Nonprofit Management, Indiana University
    B.A. in Sociology, Hanover College