The Surdna Foundation staff approaches its work with respect and demonstrates transparency, courtesy, responsiveness, and objectivity. And our board of trustees is engaged and educated, interested in taking risks, learning from successes and failures, and holding the foundation accountable for achieving results.

Read more about our Board and Staff here.

Directors and Officers



Fostering sustainable communities in the United States — communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures.