Trella Walker has been a servant in the nonprofit sector for over twenty years and is dedicated to sharing knowledge and information to those dedicated to service and leadership. She has worked in nonprofits across a variety of fields including arts and entertainment, youth, social services, education, healthcare, veteran affairs, and law. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education from James Madison University, as well as a Juris Doctor degree from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law.
At Nonprofit Finance Fund, Trella provides nonprofits with data-driven analyses that frames NFF’s consulting guidance in a comprehensive and clear manner. Specific bodies of work include promotion of the full cost work through the Full Cost Project, leading national arts initiatives that provide support and access to organizations that have traditionally been denied access to capital, and supporting continued messaging regarding the learnings garnered from these bodies of work through workshops and writings in the field.
In addition to her work in Advisory Services, Trella is the inaugural leader of NFF’s Social Innovation and Equity Council, a group of enterprise-wide staff members who help provide internal and external support and accountability as NFF forges forward with its commitment to equity in finance and change making in the nonprofit sector