Kathleen P. Enright

President and CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Kathleen P. Enright is President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. Since she began as its first executive 15 years ago, GEO has grown to become a national coalition of nearly 600 grantmakers challenging the status quo in their field to help grantees achieve more. Kathleen speaks and writes regularly on issues of nonprofit and grantmaker effectiveness at national and regional gatherings of executives and trustees. Publications include The Source Codes of Foundation Culture; Investing in Leadership: Inspiration and Ideas from Philanthropy’s Latest Frontier; and Funding Effectiveness: Lessons in Building Nonprofit Capacity. She currently co-chairs the Vision Design Group of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. Find out more about Kathleen on GEO’s website,