Abby Conway

Senior Associate

As Senior Associate on the Sponsored Projects and Funds team, Abby oversees the active coordination of operations to ensure timeliness and efficiency of services across platforms. She provides support to sponsored projects’ staff, responds to operational needs, and oversees enforcement of policies and procedures. Abby has a particular focus supporting the portfolio’s grantmaking and DAF activities, but also manages the review and execution of independent contractor and vendor agreements and reporting and processing approved payment requests.

Before joining Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in August of 2023, Abby held various positions at start-up nonprofits located in Boston, MA and Columbus, OH. The organizations that Abby worked for helped her cultivate diverse skill sets ranging from stakeholder engagement to strategic planning. Abby is passionate about social justice and believes in creating equitable spaces for the communities she is serving.

Abby has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Management, Leadership and Policy from Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs. She also specialized in studying Nonprofit Management and minored in Human Rights. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the restaurant scenes in Chicago where she currently resides, traveling with her friends and family, and watching whatever popular TV shows she can find.

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