The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation recently announced that the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Karen Schaufeld as a Trustee.
Schaufeld, a Leesburg resident, recently received the Northern Virginia Community Foundation’s highest award, its Community Leadership Award.
“Karen represents the best our community has to offer and it is an extraordinary honor and privilege to have her join our Board of Trustees,” said executive director and trustee J. Hamilton Lambert in a prepared statement. “Her breadth of experience in helping others will complement our board tremendously.”
Schaufeld is a philanthropist, author, entrepreneur and lawyer. She serves as the CEO of SWaN Hill Top, LLC, focusing on Hill Top House Hotel in Harpers Ferry, WV; is founder and president of 100WomenStrong; co-founder of All Ages Read Together; serves on the Middleburg Film Festival’s Board of Directors; serves as co-chair of Wolf Trap’s Next Chapter Initiative; and is a member of the National Council on White House History.
Schaufeld has been serving the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation as a member of its advisory board. Her appointment to the board of trustees, effective January 1, 2022, increases the number of trustees to six.
Founded in 1987, the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation’s mission is to provide assistance for charitable and educational purposes. The Foundation has donated more than $24 million in charitable grants to nonprofits in Loudoun County.