Arabella Advisors

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    Eric Kessler founded Arabella in 2005 to provide strategic guidance for effective philanthropy. In the years since, they have grown to a team of more than 60 people across four cities dedicated to helping clients make a difference in the issues that matter most to them. They help families and individuals develop effective and efficient strategies for their philanthropy and impact investing. Institutional foundations rely on us as a strategic partner and a resource to extend limited capacity. And they work with corporations to align their philanthropy with their business strategies and bottom lines. Their customized services are built from a comprehensive platform spanning strategy, due diligence, evaluation, grant making, impact investing, project incubation, donor collaborative, foundation management, board support, family engagement, and education. Arabella is a uniquely independent and unbiased resource: They work exclusively for donors and investors, providing objective advice to help you achieve greater good.
    HQWashington, US
    Employee Ratings3.5

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    Employees (est.) (May 2020)233(+4%)

    Key People/Management at Arabella Advisors

    Diana Tyler

    Diana Tyler

    Associate Managing Director
    Jessica Robinson

    Jessica Robinson

    Associate Managing Director
    Sarah Sullivan

    Sarah Sullivan

    Associate Managing Director, Head of Managed Organizations
    Rick Cruz

    Rick Cruz

    Chief Revenue Officer
    Sampriti Ganguli

    Sampriti Ganguli

    Chief Executive Officer
    Saurabh Gupta

    Saurabh Gupta

    Deputy General Counsel
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    Arabella Advisors Office Locations

    Arabella Advisors has offices in Washington, Chicago, New York and San Francisco
    Washington, US (HQ)
    1201 Connecticut Ave NW #300
    Chicago, US
    125 S Clark St #1250
    New York, US
    1441 Broadway #2002
    San Francisco, US
    601 California Street, 601 California St #800, San Francisco
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    Arabella Advisors News and Updates

    Arabella Advisors Appoints Its First Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    New leader will help the firm pursue goals related to advancing equity both within the firm and across the philanthropy sector

    Durham Beats 12 Other Cities to Land Fifth Office of Philanthropic Advising Firm, Arabella Advisors

    Area talent and quality of life are the top reasons for selection.

    Tara Abrahams Joins Arabella Advisors as Senior Advisor

    Respected leader with deep experience in philanthropy and expertise in gender equality joins Arabella Advisors' New York office

    Arabella Advisors Named Among the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America

    Entrepreneur magazine has picked the innovative philanthropy consulting firm for its 2019 "Entrepreneur 360" list.

    Arabella Advisors Blogs

    Arabella Advisors Welcomes Jeremy Gregg as its First Texas-Based Managing Director

    Arabella Advisors is thrilled to announce that Jeremy Gregg has joined the firm as its first Managing Director based in Texas. The addition of Jeremy in Texas will significantly increase Arabella Advisors’ ability to offer our services and support to philanthropists, impact investors, and other soci…

    Supporting CDFIs to Build a More Equitable Post-COVID Economy

    In the wake of the current pandemic, philanthropy has an extraordinary opportunity to help steer the nation toward a more equitable economic future (see “An Economy for All”). Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) can play a crucial part in this essential work by building effective su…

    In Moments Like These, Keep Listening and Learning

    In the midst of a crisis, it’s harder than ever to listen carefully. And all the more important. By training, disposition, and long professional practice, I’m an evaluator. That means I love learning, love sharing about what I have learned, and nerd out over information and data—any kind, anywhere. …

    Responding Now to Build a More Equitable Future: Four Opportunities for Philanthropy

    As our nation confronts the most dangerous pandemic in over 100 years, public health officials warn that the actions we take now have enormous public health implications: they could save hundreds of thousands, or even millions, of lives. Our actions in the coming days, weeks, and months are equally …

    Philanthropy Should Support Frontline Workers During Pandemic and Beyond

    Since we wrote last week about COVID-19 and philanthropy’s new future, the Arabella team has been fielding questions from clients, partners, and colleagues about where donors should give now versus later. The needs are so great, and the circumstances so different across clients and sectors, that muc…

    How Impact Investors Can Respond to COVID-19

    Foundations, philanthropists, and impact investors have crucial roles to play in responding to the COVID-19 emergency and helping to build resiliency for communities across our country and around the world. The Arabella team has already shared guidance on moving forward together and essential questi…
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    Arabella Advisors Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Arabella Advisors founded?

      Arabella Advisors was founded in 2005.

    • Who are Arabella Advisors key executives?

      Arabella Advisors's key executives are Diana Tyler, Jessica Robinson and Sarah Sullivan.

    • How many employees does Arabella Advisors have?

      Arabella Advisors has 234 employees.

    • Who are Arabella Advisors competitors?

      Competitors of Arabella Advisors include Mal Warwick | Donordigital, Human Investing and Veris Wealth Partners.

    • Where is Arabella Advisors headquarters?

      Arabella Advisors headquarters is located at 1201 Connecticut Ave NW #300, Washington.

    • Where are Arabella Advisors offices?

      Arabella Advisors has offices in Washington, Chicago, New York and San Francisco.

    • How many offices does Arabella Advisors have?

      Arabella Advisors has 4 offices.