As the Foundation's Integrated Content Manager, Anthony Balas helps raise the visibility of the Foundation's mission and grantees, advancing multi-media storytelling efforts and serving as a critical bridge between grantmaking program officers and other areas of decision-making in the Foundation.
Before joining the Foundation, Mr. Balas worked for the national fundraising consulting firm Campbell & Company, where he partnered with over 40 nonprofit organizations to develop messaging aimed at securing support—with a special focus on philanthropic audiences in the Arts and Culture sector. In addition to serving clients, Mr. Balas produced thought leadership on effective fundraising communications, while serving on the firm's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access Council. Prior to his role as a consultant, Mr. Balas worked in the development office of Latinos Progresando, an immigration legal services nonprofit on Chicago's Southwest Side, where he led the creation of organizational content across print and digital platforms.
Mr. Balas holds a BA in political science from the University of Chicago.