Laura Rossi, Executive Director, Westchester Community Foundation, Featured in 2022 Westchester Power 100 List by City & State
City & State’s Westchester Power 100 highlights many of these prominent power players, along with more locally focused leaders of all kinds, including government officials, business executives, health care leaders, nonprofit heads, union chiefs, advocates, activists and more.
Laura Rossi, Executive Director, Westchester Community Foundation
Longtime philanthropic leader Laura Rossi has been connecting donors to nonprofit leaders and other stakeholders to improve the quality of life in Westchester since 2007. Last year, her community foundation distributed over $433,000 in COVID-19 response grants to three nonprofits fighting food insecurity, $250,000 to Saint Joseph’s Medical Center to expand access to its behavioral services and support its suicide hotline, and $160,000 to the Ossining and Peekskill school districts for a mental health outreach project in the aftermath of the pandemic.