Vice President of Philanthropic Services
Sarah Indyk is Vice President of Philanthropic Services at Rose Community Foundation. In her role, Indyk leads and champions the Foundation’s work to support and enhance the philanthropy of generous people, to steward nonprofit endowments and to build a culture of place-based and intergenerational philanthropy in the Greater Denver region. Since joining the Foundation in 2007, Indyk has held positions in the executive, programs and philanthropic services teams. An experienced facilitator, she has worked with donors and giving circles to support them in developing philanthropic strategies and processes to achieve their goals, and created and led initiatives at the intersection of the Foundation’s programs and grantmaking work. Prior to her role as Vice President of Philanthropic services, Indyk served as the Foundation’s Chief of Staff, supporting the president and CEO and working interdepartmentally to develop the Foundation’s strategic plan and culture plan.
Originally from Washington, D.C., Indyk has a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Yale, a Master of Acupuncture from the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture, and a Master of Public Administration from University of Colorado, Denver. Prior to joining the Foundation, she taught elementary school in New York City with Teach For America, and in Longmont, Colorado. Indyk has served on the board of the Institute for Taoist Education and Acupuncture and the Young Professionals Advisory Board for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and currently serves on the development committee at Children’s Garden Montessori School. She is also a member of the Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle at the Women’s Foundation of Colorado. Indyk and her husband, Charlie, are the lucky (and biased) parents of two awesome girls.