Senior Director of Donor Advised and Grants Services
Nicole Varner joined CAF America in 2012 and is currently the Senior Director of Donor Advised & Grant Services. Nicole manages a core segment of the grants team with a focus on charity vetting, grantmaking, and regulatory compliance. She also manages key client relationships, providing strategic guidance and oversight to corporate, foundation, and individual giving programs.
Nicole holds a BA in Anthropology with minors in Spanish and Business Administration from The George Washington University, and her international experience was enhanced at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in Spain. She is certified in Anti-Money Laundering (AML/CFT) by the Society of Tax and Estate Professionals (STEP).