Vice President, Programs-Grant Operations, and Evaluation, National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
Nancy Herzog is the Vice President, Programs – Grant Operations, and Evaluation at NED. In this capacity, she oversees the standards of NED’s grantmaking, providing strategic leadership and direction to the areas of program planning, grants management, grantee compliance, and monitoring and evaluation. She previously served as Senior Director of grants administration, Co-Director of NED’s Grantmaking Resource Center, and other positions within the grants department since beginning her work at NED in 1994.
Nancy is an active participant and presenter at conferences and related events in the field of grants management. She has previously served on the Board of Directors of PEAK Grantmaking, and is a Certified Grants Management Specialist through the National Grants Management Association, a professional association for grants managers working with federal grants. Nancy has a B.A. in Russian Studies from Wesleyan University and an M.A. in International Policy Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
In an era of increasingly-closing civic space, human rights and grassroots funders are finding that they need to incorporate greater flexibility and risk taking in their grantmaking.