CVNL Placement Announcement: Ann Dabovich recently joined Goodwill as the Vice President of Philanthropic Partnerships

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) is pleased to announce that An Dabovich has recently joined Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin as the Vice President of Philanthropic Partnerships.

Ms. Dabovich said of her new appointment: “I am thrilled to join Goodwill, whose mission I am passionate about, and I look forward to supporting its legacy of being one of the most established and successful social enterprises in the country.”

An has an extensive background in fund development and worked most recently as the Director of Institutional Advancement at the Exploratorium in San Francisco and previous positions as the Director of Development for Myelin Repair Foundation where she engaged in neuroscience fundraising, the Montalvo Art Center, where she did fundraising for the multi-disciplinary art center, and the Asian Art Museum, where she implemented a capital campaign for the New Asian building project. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from the University of Oregon, and a Master of Arts degree in Community Arts Management from the University of Illinois.

“An brings a wealth of unique and invaluable experience to Goodwill, and we welcome her with open arms to our team,” said William Rogers, President and CEO of Goodwill. “Her success at The Exploratorium and other well-respected organizations in San Francisco show us that she is a proven leader and determined fundraiser. I look forward to collaborating with An as we prepare to celebrate Goodwill’s 100th anniversary and plan for the next 100 years of serving the Bay Area.”

Goodwill is a triple bottom line social enterprise that helps people with high barriers to employment get back to work. Goodwill creates solutions to poverty through job training, resources and transitional employment to members of our community with high barriers to employment. Donations from the community allow Goodwill’s thrift stores, which include 21 retail locations and an e-commerce site, to provide practical job skills while diverting more than 8.5 million tons of goods from local landfills. For more information, please visit

Please join CVNL in welcoming An Dabovich to Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin!