Kelli Rojas

Vice President of Operations

Kelli Rojas is the vice president of operations at Rose Community Foundation.  In her role, Rojas oversees grantmaking operations, human resources, information technology, risk management and office operations. She is passionate about aligning strategy and operations to organizational values and ensuring practices are efficient, effective, equitable, inclusive, transparent and responsive to best meet community needs.

Rojas came to the Foundation in 2017 from CSR and corporate philanthropy. At Western Union, she managed compliance and international grantmaking operations, as well as fundraising and global employee engagement. She has worked with thousands of nonprofit organizations, professionals, and consultants to build the capacity and resources of the social sector through more than a decade’s work in philanthropy, the nonprofit sector and as a trainer and consultant.

Originally from Denver, Rojas is an active volunteer in her community. She serves on the national board of PEAK Grantmaking and on the board of The Village Institute. She has also served as a lay leader with groups including the Jefferson County Cultural Council and the undergraduate leadership program at the University of Denver. Rojas holds a master’s degree in international development, with a focus on nonprofit management, as well as bachelor’s degrees in international studies and Spanish from the University of Denver. She was named a 2022 Feedback Champion by Feedback Labs and the Fund for Shared Insight and is an alum of Denver Metro Chamber’s Impact Denver program. She enjoys practicing yoga, reading, hiking and spending quality time with her partner, children and dogs.

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