Learning and Development Manager, Ph.D.

Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez has over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. She joined the San Antonio Area Foundation in 2007 and has managed grantmaking initiatives including $12 million awarded to South Texas nonprofits serving military families. The initiative garnered the Council on Foundation’s Critical Impact Award for innovative grantmaking. Palomo-Gonzalez also managed a $3 million grant making initiative supporting organizational effectiveness for nonprofits. She is currently a member of the organization’s Learning and Development team helping coordinate training, certification and cohort programs for area nonprofits. Palomo-Gonzalez holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from UT-Austin.

Follow-Up and Reflection


In this session, open exclusively to those who enrolled in the Spring Nonprofit Management Program, participants will reflect on and discuss theory, concepts and practices learned during the program. Participants will share success stories and lessons learned as they returned to their nonprofits and put new learning into practice.

Participants will...

1. Share lessons learned with fellow cohort members  

2. Offer input and suggestions to fellow cohort members as they share 

3. Provide feedback to help the Area Foundation strengthen future programming 

  • Enhance your career!

    Affordable, high-quality workshops and certificate programs for nonprofit professionals in the areas of management, leadership, grant writing, fundraising, marketing and more.

  • Focus on your future!

    Special training cohort opportunities focused on specific topics for nonprofit leaders.

  • Solidify your learning!

    A resource library with printed and online, subscription-based resources featuring over 200 hard copy/paperback volumes on nonprofit topics.

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