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Linda W. Helstowski, MA

Knowledge Curator


Linda works closely with foundations, nonprofits and other field leaders to improve approaches that drive meaningful change. This includes providing skilled guidance to, and in partnership with, philanthropy over the last 20+ years to advance program management, evaluation, and shared learning (affinity group) networks.Clients have included the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Funders Network, Frey Foundation, C.S. Mott Foundation, and the Council of Michigan Foundations, among others.

She brings a unique perspective and expertise in crafting innovative learning and practice resources on complex critical issues. This lens and skillset provides ways for people to more fully understand, share, and apply in support of strategy. Linda has been partnering with EEI Practice Partners since 2018 and led the writing for the first EEF Teaching Case. She is based in the Detroit area and holds degrees from Michigan State University in Communications, with an emphasis on environmental issues.

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