David Steven Rappoport

David Steven Rappoport is a non-profit professional with more than 35 years of experience. He has secured many millions of dollars for clients including two grants totaling about $70M for the State of Vermont. For many years, he was a Senior Consultant with Millennia Consulting in Chicago. He has served as the Director of Development in an urban community health center system, and consulted with non-profits and philanthropies in education, health care, economic development, and other mission areas. David was the Senior Program Officer of Maine’s largest health care foundation, the Maine Health Access Foundation. There, his responsibilities included design of the initial grant making processes for the Foundation, and subsequent management of grant making for more than 288 awards totaling $21,198,000. He also managed a number of evaluation efforts and engaged in health care systems change work. Earlier in his professional life, as a principal of Development Solutions Group, he worked with clients in thirteen states to develop programs, and wrote applications to HUD, HRSA, and other federal agencies, as well as state agencies. As an administrator of urban community-based AIDS clinical trials, he managed multi-million dollar private and public research contracts, provided overall day-to-day administration of the host organization, and navigated approval processes through Institutional Review Boards.