Cheryl Slavin

Director of Institutional Giving and Grants Management

Contact Information

department: Institutional Advancement
campus: National, New York
phone: (212) 824-2225

Cheryl Slavin has been the Director of Institutional Giving and Grants Management at HUC-JIR since 2017 and is based at HUC-JIR/New York. Prior to arriving at HUC-JIR, Cheryl served as Manager of Foundation and Corporate Giving at Mercy Center, a nonprofit social services organization in the Bronx. Cheryl holds a J.D. from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, and spent 20 years practicing as a public service attorney before switching gears to nonprofit development. Passionate about the written word, Cheryl has spent her entire professional life dedicated to written communication, from appellate briefs to judicial opinions to grant proposals and reports. She also spent two years working as a reporter for a local newspaper, covering everything from local politics to festive occasions. In her free time Cheryl loves to garden, read, walk, hike, swim, and cook for her family and friends.