As CEO of the Bob Woodruff FoundationAnne Marie Dougherty’s approach to philanthropy is entrepreneurial, data-driven, and systems-oriented.

Under Anne Marie’s leadership, the foundation is breaking out of the veteran philanthropy silo and embracing the business world. They’re helping partners understand their contributions as an investment in the well-being of veterans and their families, but also American communities and industry.

As a forward-looking systems thinker, Anne Marie convenes diverse stakeholders to understand and solve intractable problems, discover where a difference can be made, and activate networks to boost collective impact. She’s cultivated a data-driven culture that enables funders to invest in evidence-based support for greater impact.

  • Forging a $1 million+ partnership to train 650 clinicians, improving access to and quality of mental health care for thousands of veterans
  • Co-founding an initiative that complements fertility services offered by Veterans Affairs to provide support where they are not legally permitted to do so, and act as a safety net for marginalized groups, like same-sex couples and transgender veterans
  • Convening community-based, veteran-serving collaborations in 100+ communities to provide free collective impact training, targeted funding opportunities, and powerful networking connections

Read the full article about systems-oriented veteran philanthropy at Exponent Philanthropy.