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Christian B. Weaver

AFFILIATION: GRID Alternatives, Shinnecock Nation

TITLE: Vice President of Philanthropy

LOCATION: Maryland

LANGUAGE: Algonquin, English

EXPERTISE AREA: Black/African-American Communities, Climate Change, Conservation, DEIJ, Energy Policy, Environmental Justice, Environmental Racism, Green Jobs/Economy, Indigenous/Native Communities, Just Transition, Land Justice, Ocean Justice, Sustainability, Tribal Relations or Indigenous Sovereignty, Water


Christian Weaver serves as the Vice President of Philanthropy for GRID Alternatives. He has been a leader in the strategic planning, development and organizational development industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience in organizational leadership, fundraising, grant making, and building partnerships. Prior to joining GRID, Christian served as Associate Vice President of Major and Institutional Giving at the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Vice President of Development for the National Congress of American Indians, Director of Organizational Development Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Manager of Major Gifts at the American Indian College Fund. At his core, Christian is passionate about environmental sustainability, conservation, community development and civil rights. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University, a Master’s in Indigenous Law from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and is currently pursuing a second Master’s in Sustainable Leadership from Arizona State University. Christian is an involved citizen of his tribal community, Shinnecock and is also a visual artist, art collector, and philanthropist. He enjoys soccer, outdoor adventure and spending time with his family in his free time.


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