Sarah Battersby

Job Title(s)
Senior Program Officer for Education Initiatives
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About Sarah

Sarah currently serves the Foundation as Senior Program Officer for Education Initiatives, managing the Foundation’s Education & Youth Impact Area. In addition to the Education & Youth grant program, Sarah also oversees the Foundation’s scholarship program and the Shannon St. John Fellowship program. Sarah joined the Foundation in January 2015 as Scholarships & Donor Services Officer; prior to coming to Triangle Community Foundation, Sarah worked in higher education in a variety of roles, including career counseling, admissions, financial aid, and student affairs.

Sarah is a proud native North Carolinian from New Bern, NC who graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a BA in English with a minor in Women’s Studies and a Master’s in Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Practice and a certificate in Nonprofit Leadership. Sarah currently gives back to UNC by serving as a School of Social Work Field Instructor for MSW students pursuing internships at the Foundation and cheering on the Tar Heels at every opportunity.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her husband and daughter. Sarah also volunteers as a mentor with the National Scholarship Providers Association and is a Leadership Triangle Goodmon Fellow.

Sarah's Hobbies

  • Baking (and cooking)
  • Reading
  • Watching British television shows on PBS