Molly Baltman Leonard

Director, Economic Opportunity Robert R. McCormick Foundation , Chicago IL
Molly Baltman Leonard

Molly Baltman Leonard serves as Director, Economic Opportunity for the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. Under her previous leadership, the foundation's Communities Program developed a new grantmaking strategy to advance racial and economic equity by working closely with communities that have historically suffered disinvestment. Through partnership and collaboration, the Program now grants $13 million annually. Prior to joining McCormick, Molly served as Executive Director of Archeworks, and held various positions in the Child Welfare systems in Illinois and Michigan.  She holds an M.A. from University of Chicago and B.S. from Michigan State University. She is a native of Detroit and has resided in Chicago since 1997.

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CCI is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and The California Endowment.

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