Tara Friedman


Senior Director of Engaged Philanthropy

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Serving as the Senior Director of Engaged Philanthropy, Tara oversees the Engaged Philanthropy team and cultivates relationships with donors and organizations to create a more racially equitable community. Tara has worked in philanthropic advising for more than 20 years, most recently at Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation. Tara is passionate about leveraging charitable giving and generous spirits to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. A graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Tara has served as a leader and mentor in the Association of Fundraising Professionals, DU’s Institute for Leaders in Development, and other professional development entities. Tara was born and raised in Denver, married to someone born and raised in Denver, and together they are raising two children and a Russian tortoise in Denver. She enjoys spending time with her family and is the slowest trail runner and open water swimmer you’ll know.

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