Lizzy Smith

Grants Program Director
Robert W. Woodruff Foundation

Lizzy Smith serves as Grants Program Director for the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, Lettie Pate Evans Foundation and the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation. Although each is governed by a separate charter and self-perpetuating board of trustees, the Foundations share a common office and administrative staff.

Prior to joining the Foundations’ staff in April 2005, Ms. Smith was with the fund-raising consulting firm of Coxe Curry & Associates for seven and one-half years. In her role as Campaign Director, she provided consulting services on capital and annual campaigns for numerous metro Atlanta nonprofit organizations. Prior to Coxe Curry & Associates, Ms. Smith was Director of Special Events for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Raleigh, N. C.

A native North Carolinian, Ms. Smith is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B. A. in Economics. Ms. Smith is a former Trustee of the Southeastern Council of Foundations and a former chair and current member of the Advisory Board of the Foundation Center – South.