Category Archives: News

The Christensen Fund to Welcome Two New Directors for Global and U.S. Strategies

Casey Box and Shawn Watts to join Christensen as it implements its Indigenous Rights strategy
The Christensen Fund is pleased to announce Casey Box and Shawn Watts as its newest team members to lead its global and U.S. grantmaking portfolios. “I am thrilled to welcome Casey and Shawn to The Christensen Fund team,” said Carla Fredericks, […]

Terri Henry and Vincent Logan Join The Christensen Fund’s Board of Trustees

The Christensen Fund is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Trustees. These new members have considerable experience leading philanthropic and social-service organizations as they navigate periods of growth and strategic advancement, and bring deep, diverse expertise in the business and nonprofit sectors. They join the Board’s existing nine […]

Carla F. Fredericks Appointed Executive Director of The Christensen Fund as First Native American to Lead $300MM+ Private Foundation

Fund Further Aligns with Indigenous Rights, Biodiversity Stewardship, and International Mechanisms to Protect, Respect and Build Opportunity for Indigenous Peoples
October 19, 2020 – The Christensen Fund has appointed Carla F. Fredericks as its Executive Director. Fredericks’ extensive career encompasses work as a lawyer, scholar and advocate for Indigenous Peoples’ rights in governance, development and global […]

Caring for our Partners and Communities

Dear Partners and Friends,
We know that COVID-19 is at the center of everyone’s mind. At Christensen, we have been closely following global developments, listening deeply to emerging recommendations from authorities and strategizing together on how best to support and care for our team, our families and communities, and you, our colleagues and partners. We want […]