Erin Dirksen

Grants Administrator

Erin joined the Bush Foundation in 2007 and has been the grants administrator since 2009. She’s an active member of the Grants Managers Network, a national association of nearly 3,000 philanthropy professionals. Its mission is to improve grantmaking by advancing the knowledge, skills and abilities of grants management professionals and leading grantmakers to adopt and incorporate effective practices that benefit the philanthropic community. 

Prior to the Bush Foundation, Erin managed the child sponsorship program at Friends of the Orphans in St. Paul.

A native Minnesotan, Erin graduated from The College of St. Catherine and now serves on her alma mater’s Alumnae Council.

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