Jeanne Kracherthe openly lesbian head of the local nonprofit organization Crossroads Fundwill step down from her post at the end of June, according to an organizational press release.
Kracher joined as executive director in 2000.
During her tenure, she helped to propel the organization to increase our grantmaking from $200K in 2000 to more than $1 million in 2018. She also oversaw the creation of the first endowments for Crossroads Fund with the Synapses Fund Endowment in 2009 and then the Big Change Campaign, which raised more than $2 million in cash gifts, forming the basis of a general endowment with several focus funds.
Program Director Jane Kimondo will become the executive director in July.