Kristen Pettit Grube

Cofounder and President
Impact Grants Chicago

Kristen Pettit Grube

Kristen Pettit Grube has worked in philanthropy and development in both a volunteer and professional capacity. She is a cofounder and president of Impact Grants Chicago, an all-volunteer women’s collective giving organization that awards $100,000 grants to nonprofits in the city of Chicago. 

She is also a self-employed sales and marketing professional and manages promotions and recognition programs for nonprofit and corporate clients. In her prior career, she was a development officer for Northwestern University and The Latin School of Chicago.  She is also a Sustainer of the Junior League of Chicago and a former executive vice president of the board.

She received her BA in history from Northwestern University.

Kristen Pettit Grube is speaking on the panel “Untangling the Purse Strings: How board governance impacts funder decisions.”