Christopher Barrett Politan

Christopher Barrett Politan is the principal of Give, Get, Grow – a Philanthropic Advisory and nonprofit consulting firm. His client focus has traditionally been within organizations working on cultural, LGBTQ+, environmental, and health concerns. An experienced strategist, advisor, and management consultant, Christopher has worked with organizations and individuals throughout the nonprofit sector across the United States.

Christopher is passionate about the work of nonprofits as agents for change. His work has allowed him to collaborate with tremendous thought leaders within the community from across the country. This work is rooted in change management; providing organizations with the tools and strategy to help them to reach their goals, expand their visions, and work more deeply with their communities.

In addition to his work, Christopher is a long serving member of several nonprofit boards and presently serves as the board secretary and Strategic Planning Chair of Chicago Dancemakers Forum –  an organization providing annual unrestricted grants to choreographers and Dancemakers in Chicago. Additionally, he serves as the Strategic Planning Chair for DVLF –  a grantmaking organization for the LGBTQ+ community in the Delaware Valley region. Additionally, he serves on the Advisory Board of a newly created Venture Capital Fund – Colorful Capital.