Robert Osborne, Jr.

New York, NY | Class 2 Nominee –

With over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Robert is the Principal of The Osborne Group, a boutique consulting firm serving nonprofits ranging in size from small community organizations to those on a national and global scale.

Robert has also served as the Director of Development for St. Aloysius School, Interfaith Neighbors and the Center for Constitutional Rights. He specializes in organizational management, including strategic planning and scaling fundraising programs. Robert is also known for his international work, working with clients and other NGOs on a diversity of projects in Europe and around the globe.

Robert is a well-known international speaker and workshop leader, and has conducted well-received workshops and/or keynote addresses for the International Fundraising Congress, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, the International Fundraising Festival, AFP Congress, among others.

Robert serves on the board of the United Hospital Fund in New York, the international advisory board of the Czech Fundraising Center in Czech Republic, the international advisory board of the Impact Hub Belgrade in Serbia, and the advisory board of the Impact Hub Metropolitan in New York City. Robert serves a mentor to a number social impact startups in the US and the Balkans.

Robert is a graduate of Cornell University and is an active squash player at CityView and Manhattan Community Squash, as is his son who plays junior squash.