SDSN Youth’s Fundraising team is key to ensuring the future sustainability and growth of SDSN Youth.
Jeff Prost-Greene has 10 years of experience founding and working with social enterprises and industry at the intersection of sustainable and community development, food systems, and impact investment, both in the US and South Africa. He is focused on developing innovative financing structures, and programs to build a more resilient social enterprise. This work shapes his fundamental belief that the private sector can and should be a vehicle for addressing systemic and deeply rooted social, environmental and economic issues. His dedication and leadership in the social impact sector has been recognized by Forbes 30 under 30, the Halcyon Incubator, Unreasonable Institute, Global Good Fund, and New Leaders Council. Jeff currently serves as the Fundraising and Growth project lead SDSN Youth. Here, he leads strategic planning and implemenation, working towards scaling SDSN Youth’s organizational development and impact. He is responsible for overseeing SDSN Youth's seed grant fund, a new initiative to award young leaders with seed grants to scale their entrepreneurial and educational initiatives that are accelerating solutions towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Chelsea serves as a Partner at NOVA Impact and as the President of her family foundation, the Keep Families Giving Foundation. Chelsea has led and worked in multiple fundraising and investment initiatives: a global Giving Tuesday campaign with 1 Million next gen acts of generosity; raising over $800,000; and raising 21 million dollars raised for more than 750 nonprofit organizations. Chelsea is passionate about inspiring next gen movement leaders. In building a successful career in philanthropy and deploying capital for good, Chelsea enjoys enabling next gens seek more thoughtfully investments in impact.
Freelance Consultant & Project Manager for EU-funded projects in the field of sustainable development, social change, and youth empowerment. Passionate about food, yoga, and nature. Italian with +8 years of expat experience (France, UK, Burkina Faso)