Speaker Details

Kelly Shipp Simone
Vice President Legal Affairs, Council on Foundations

In addition to providing legal information to private foundations and public charities on a broad cross section of issues, Simone works closely with the Community Foundations National Standards Board. Prior to joining the Council in 2003, she served as a law fellow with the Alliance for Justice. Simone is the author of two Council publications: “How to Calculate the Public Support Test” and “Top 10 Ways Private Foundations Can Influence Public Policy.” She has a law degree and a certificate in nonprofit management from the University of North Carolina.