Sharna Goldseker

Managing Director

Sharna Goldseker has sixteen years of experience in the non-profit sector including thirteen in the philanthropic field as a grantmaker and as a consultant to families, foundations and advisors on next generation and multigenerational engagement in philanthropy and family enterprise.


Sharna is Managing Director of 21/64, a non-profit consulting division of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies specializing in next generation and multi-generational strategic consulting for families. In that capacity, Sharna facilitates Grand Street, a network of a hundred 18-35 year olds who are or will be involved in their family's philanthropy; speaks and consults on generational transitions using 21/64'suniquely developed tools; and, trains other advisors on 21/64's approach to multigenerational engagement.

Sharna earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania with majors in Urban Studies and Religious Studies. She has a Masters in Public Administration in Non-Profit Management from New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service where she was the inaugural Charles H. Tenney Fellow. She also has training in organizational development, group dynamics and family systems.

Sharna currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Council on Foundations and the Goldseker Foundation and is a member of the Collaboration for Family Flourishing.

FAQs for #NextGenDonors 
Danielle Oristian York & Sharna Goldseker examine the results of a recent survey of the next generation of philanthropists
The Influence of Impact Investing on Families Philanthropy, Governance and Leadership 
Whether driven by values to accomplish this end or the downturn in the economy, families are considering impact investing to a greater extent.
Using Impact Investing to Create a Sustainable Greater Good 
In a post 2008 economic climate, in which foundations are on a multi-year uphill climb to regain previous asset levels, the world of philanthropy is no longer relying on traditional grant making and is utilizing other tools in the toolbox for social change.
Adding “Above the Line” Conversations to Your Advising 
While we’re trained to focus on tax planning, succession and fiscal longevity, many clients are significantly, if not more, interested in their philanthropic legacy
Conversations with Multigenerational Clients 
Sharna Goldseker discusses how knowing the events and conditions family members have lived through can improve communication and understanding among them
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