Sillerman Center

Katherine Scott

Katherine Scott, Strategic Advisor
Katherine serves as strategic advisor to the Sillerman Center's youth philanthropy work. Katherine has been engaged in philanthropy since she was a young person, after helping found a local nonprofit. She has directed and managed programs at community foundations across the country on supporting nonprofit networks, capacity building, and supporting donors. From 2015 to 2017, Katherine led Youth Philanthropy Connect, a national network that existed to engage and support youth grantmakers and the adults who support them. Katherine and the Sillerman Center began their collaboration while she lived in Boston and led Youth Philanthropy Connect. Our partnership has continued to grow to support and engage youth grantmakers from across the region. Currently, Katherine lives in the Washington, D.C., area with her husband and son. She also works at the National Center for Family Philanthropy where she supports giving families, community foundations, and other programming.