Named Executive Director of The Christensen Fund, Carla F. Fredericks Becomes First Native Person to Lead $300M+ Private Foundation

The appointment of Carla F. Fredericks as Executive Director of The Christensen Fund (TCF) signifies an important milestone for the $300 million foundation, as well as Indigeneous representation in executive leadership across the nonprofit sector.   

As an enrolled citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota, Ms. Fredericks will be the first Native American to lead The Christensen Fund, and the first Native person to lead a private foundation of its size.

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