Rachel Sacks, MPH has nearly 15 years of experience writing successful grants for health and human services nonprofits. As President of Leading Healthy Futures, she helps her clients conceptualize, define, and actualize new ideas for grant opportunities and partnerships, and is adept at translating complex information into easily understandable language for lay audiences. Since 2018, over 83% of the grants written by Rachel and her team were awarded, amounting to more than $25 million in awarded dollars to their nonprofit clients.
Rachel’s work with organizations and stakeholders across the healthcare field has provided her with a broad perspective on the challenges and opportunities the sector faces. Her prior experience includes time at the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Chicago Department of Public Health, and the Center for Jewish Genetics. Rachel graduated Cum Laude from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Science in Human Culture, and holds a Master of Public Health from UIC.