Who We Are

Sarah Cortell Vandersypen, CFRE is passionate about making meaningful connections for donors to achieve their philanthropic goals while building the capacity of organizations. It’s all about increasing the impact in the community.

Through her years of experience at various arts and cultural institutions and higher education around the United States, Cortell Vandersypen has developed a unique skill set in nonprofit operations, fund development, volunteer management, board development, program evaluation, program planning, and grant making.

She holds a M.A. in Arts Policy and Administration from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in Art History from Boston University. She became a Certified Fund Raising Executive in March 2016. She is an active member of the Greater Baton Rouge chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.