Dee Dee Nguyen
Director of Philanthropy
Dee Dee Nguyễn, Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) is the Director of Philanthropy at Community Partners International (CPI). Prior to joining CPI, she was a Senior Philanthropic Advisor for the Marin Community Foundation where she managed close to $100 million in funds - overseeing grantmaking, gift cultivation, and engagement activities for her portfolio of individuals, families and corporations through donor-advised funds and Supporting Organizations. In addition, she worked on enhancing and developing MCF's technological platforms to encourage donor education, engagement, and philanthropy.
Formerly, she worked at Changemakers, an organization promoting social justice philanthropy for community, ethnic, and tribal–based funds throughout the United States and the East Meets West Foundation, the largest nongovernmental organization providing access to health care, education, water and economic opportunity in Vietnam. Additionally, Dee Dee was a Multicultural Fellow at The San Francisco Foundation working in the area of Social Justice. She served on the Steering Committee of Asian American/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP), Northern California Chapter, was a Community Fellow of the Full Circle Fund, and co–founded the Bay Area Lunar Giving Circle. Previously, she has held board positions for the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Golden Gate Chapter, the Women’s Building, and Oakland Asian Students Educational Services.