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Lisa Davis Roberts joins Greater Cincinnati Foundation as philanthropic services program officer

Lisa Davis Roberts joins The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) as program officer for philanthropic services.

Davis Roberts is responsible for carrying out the Foundation’s grantmaking services for private foundations and GCF donor advised funds. She works closely with trustees and donors to help them accomplish their charitable giving goals through effective grantmaking.

Lisa Davis Roberts

“Lisa has strong connections within the nonprofit community from her previous professional experience and volunteer engagement,” Phillip Lanham, Vice President of Donor Relations said. “I am confident that she will strengthen our services to private foundations by fostering meaningful relationships to support our clients’ mission.”

She was previously the manager of research development at Northern Kentucky University and serves on the grantmaking committee at Artswave. Davis Roberts is a member of WE Lead, Class 5 and has held numerous volunteer positions in the community.

Davis Roberts is currently obtaining her Master of Science in executive leadership and organizational change at Northern Kentucky University and has a Master of Arts from University of Illinois. She is a resident of Fort Thomas.
One of the nation’s leading community foundations, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation helps people make the most of their giving to build a better community. An effective steward of the community’s charitable resources since 1963, the Foundation inspires philanthropy in eight counties in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. At the end of 2016, GCF had net assets of $563 million.

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