Rick Moyers is an independent consultant to philanthropy and nonprofit organizations. From 2010 to 2017, he was vice president for programs and communications at the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, a private foundation that supports nonprofits working to meet local needs in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Rick joined the Meyer Foundation as a program officer in 2003, and led the foundation’s work to support and sustain nonprofit executive directors and strengthen the region’s nonprofit sector.
From 1999 to 2003, Rick was executive director of the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations, and from 1992 to 1999, he held senior management positions at BoardSource. He is a co-author of “Daring to Lead 2011,” a national study of nonprofit executive directors, and is the author of The Nonprofit Chief Executive’s Ten Basic Responsibilities, published by BoardSource. Rick also writes about boards and governance issues for The Chronicle of Philanthropy. In 2009, Rick received the Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s inaugural Grantmaker in Capacity Building Award. He is a past board member of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers and Imagination Stage, a children’s theater in Bethesda, Maryland, and the World Bank Community Connections Fund. Rick is a graduate of Washington Adventist University and holds a master’s degree from the University of Baltimore.