Dan Chu

Executive Director at The Sierra Club Foundation

Dan Chu

Dan Chu

Executive Director at The Sierra Club Foundation

Biography

Dan Chu, Executive Director - Dan joined the Sierra Club Foundation as Executive Director in November 2016. Previously, he served as the National Director of the Sierra Club’s Our Wild America campaign, which protects land, waters, and wildlife; keeps dirty fuels in the ground; and connects people with nature outdoors. Dan started his environmental career in the 1980s as a door to door canvasser in Colorado. He and his wife then volunteered with the Peace Corps, assisting farmers in Panama. Upon returning to the U.S., Dan became the Executive Director of the Wyoming Wildlife Federation and then the national Vice President for regional programs at the National Wildlife Federation. Dan holds a Master’s of Science from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor’s of Science from Michigan State University. Dan currently serves on the board of the Confluence Philanthropy, a community of foundations, donors, and investors who are committed to maximizing their social and environmental impact.

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The Sierra Club Foundation

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337

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1

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Director of Administration & Board Relations at The Sierra Club Foundation

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Co-Founder at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at The Sierra Club Foundation

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Director, Grants & Compliance at The Sierra Club Foundation

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Administrative Coordinator at The Sierra Club Foundation

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Finance Coordinator at The Sierra Club Foundation

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Director of Finance at The Sierra Club Foundation

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Former Executive Director at The Sierra Club Foundation

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Managing Director at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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Operations & Finance Coordinator at Confluence Philanthropy, Inc.

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Dan Chu
Executive Director at The Sierra Club Foundation
Career History
Executive Director
2016 - Current

The Sierra Club Foundation is a public charity that provides financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations for charitable projects. They fund environmental projects which fall into the three general categories of public education, litigation, and training. The foundation was founded in 1960 and is located in San Francisco, CA.

Vice President, Affiliate & Regional Strategies
Prior

National Wildlife Federation provides wildlife conservation services. Its services include restoring gray wolves, protecting the everglades, preserving wetlands, flood plain management, fighting effects of climate change and saving Alaska's Copper River Delta. The company was founded by Jay Norwood Darling in 1936 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

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Member, Board of Directors
Current

Confluence Philanthropy is a non-profit network of over 200 private, public, and community foundations. We build capacity and provide technical assistance to enhance the ability of foundations to align the management of assets with organizational mission to promote environmental sustainability and social justice. Confluence is a recognized affinity group of the Council on Foundations. We are supported by our members. Confluence is not an investment advisor. Therefore we do not provide advice or guidance to venture funds, social enterprises, or grant seekers about how to secure program-related investments nor any other form of capital. We do not share the contacts of our members nor do we network fundraisers to philanthropic investors.

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$1,000 - $2,499
2009

National Wildlife Federation provides wildlife conservation services. Its services include restoring gray wolves, protecting the everglades, preserving wetlands, flood plain management, fighting effects of climate change and saving Alaska's Copper River Delta. The company was founded by Jay Norwood Darling in 1936 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

$1,000 - $2,499
2008

National Wildlife Federation provides wildlife conservation services. Its services include restoring gray wolves, protecting the everglades, preserving wetlands, flood plain management, fighting effects of climate change and saving Alaska's Copper River Delta. The company was founded by Jay Norwood Darling in 1936 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

$1,000 - $2,499
2007

National Wildlife Federation provides wildlife conservation services. Its services include restoring gray wolves, protecting the everglades, preserving wetlands, flood plain management, fighting effects of climate change and saving Alaska's Copper River Delta. The company was founded by Jay Norwood Darling in 1936 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

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