Robyn Shuey is joining the Kuni Foundation as Director of Grants and Programs, a new role that reflects the organization’s growth and commitment to the communities the foundation serves.
“We’re excited to have Robyn join our team at such a dynamic and pivotal time in the evolution of our organization,” said Angela Hult, President of the Kuni Foundation. “Robyn’s deep philanthropic expertise, combined with her ability to develop authentic relationships with community partners and implement impactful programs will enhance our work in countless ways.”
In her new role Robyn will advance the creation of programs, initiatives, communications, and strategies in service to the Foundation’s mission and goals, with an emphasis on developing strong, collaborative relationships with Pacific Northwest communities, nonprofits, philanthropic organizations, and the public sector.
Robyn’s 20-year career in philanthropy and corporate social responsibility includes roles with some of the region’s most well-known companies including Nike, Umpqua Bank and The Standard. In her most recent role as the Senior Community Relations and Communications Manager for The Standard, Robyn managed the organization’s corporate giving and The Standard Charitable Foundation, helping to steward an annual charitable budget of nearly $7 million. She also co-authored and published The Standard’s first two Environmental, Social and Governance reports and was responsible for internal and external communications focused on the company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Founded by Wayne and Joan Kuni and established in 2017 as a private foundation, The Kuni Foundation works in partnership with organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest to support cancer research and advance vibrant, inclusive lives for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Foundation employs grantmaking, advocacy and mission investing to advance the power of human potential, and in 2021 awarded $11.4 million to nonprofits throughout Oregon and Washington. Learn more at www.kunifoundation.org or follow the organization on Twitter @KuniFoundation.