Heather Lane Chauny
Foundation Relations and Strategy Advisor, FHI Foundation
Heather Lane Chauny is the Foundation Relations and Strategy Advisor for the FHI Foundation, where she leverages philanthropic opportunities through innovative financing and strategic partnerships. Often referred to as a “philanthropreneur,” Heather brings 20 years of experience in designing strategic and innovative approaches to philanthropy within both grantmaking portfolios and project implementation. Heather has worked throughout Africa and Latin America on issues pertaining to global health and sustainable economic development for organizations, including the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Oceana and Jhpiego, a global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University. She also served with the U.S Peace Corps in Durban, South Africa, as a capacity-building consultant for HIV/AIDS integration programs and services within community-based and national nongovernmental organizations.