Nicole Layton is philanthropic advisor at The Chicago Community Trust and is responsible for managing activities supportive of the fundraising plans of the Trust, which include stewarding relationships with advisors of donor advised funds. Layton also provides guidance and support to two of the Trust’s group identity funds: the African American Legacy Fund and Young Leaders Fund.
Layton joined the Trust in 2008. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Chicago Foundation for Women’s Women United Giving Council and Program Committee, Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy and serves on the board of directors for Polished Pebbles. Layton earned a Master of Nonprofit Management degree from the School of Public Service at DePaul University.