Our Team


Sarah wilcox NC GrantmakersSarah Mann Willcox
Executive Director


Sarah Mann Willcox joined NCNG in 2014, and was named executive director in 2022. Prior to joining NCNG, Sarah served as the director of sustainability - primarily a development role - at the N.C. Center for Nonprofits. She is a graphic facilitator and spends a lot of time studying and thinking about how adults learn best. Sarah serves as a board member of the United Philanthropy Forum and has also volunteered on several local nonprofit boards including the Durham Symphony Orchestra and the Triangle Youth Philharmonic. She has a master’s degree in public administration from N.C. State and has a B.S. from Appalachian State. Sarah is a classically trained violinist and Irish fiddle player and is something of a hobby collector. Lately, she's been into tap dancing and sewing.

Here’s what I can help you with:

  • Understanding NCNG - who we are, what we do
  • Becoming a member of NCNG
  • Connections to other grantmakers, in North Carolina and beyond
  • Information about NCNG's funder collaboratives
  • Understanding the the philanthropic landscape in North Carolina
  • Locating sample templates, communications and resource documents

Get to know Sarah

IMG_9790.jpgMegan Bostic
Program Director

Megan Bostic joined the North Carolina Network of Grantmakers as Program Director in June 2022. Prior to joining NCNG, Megan served as Program Manager at Arts Access, Inc, working to make the arts accessible to kids and adults with disabilities. She has a master's degree in Art & Design from NC State University and a B.F.A. in Art Education from East Carolina University. Megan enjoys reading with her neighborhood book club, attempting to garden, and doing jigsaw puzzles.

Here's what I can help you with:

  • NCNG event details
  • Annual Meeting and Conference Planning information
  • Learning Communities and other NCNG programming
Get to know Megan

snow_20211024_163054_976_2-(4).jpgKiara Moore
Operations and Communications coordinator


Kiara Moore joined the North Carolina Network of Grantmakers as the Operations and Communications Coordinator in April 2023. Prior to joining NCNG, she worked closely with the John M. Belk Endowment as an Impact fellow and later as their Social Media Specialist working to support the JMBE team as they make postsecondary education more accessible and equitable to all North Carolinians. She has a master’s in Business Administration from UNC Pembroke and she also obtained her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the same institution. Kiara enjoys competing and riding her horse Maddie, playing comfy farming video games, and trying her best to be a polyglot.

Here's what I can help you with:

  • Registering for NCNG events
  • Accessing member resources on the NCNG website 
  • Signing up for newsletters and mailing lists
Get to know Kiara

IMG_9883.jpgYara Quezada Miller
Strategic Initiative Coordinator

Yara Quezada Miller joined the North Carolina Network of Grantmakers as the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator in July 2023. Prior to joining NCNG, she worked as a fellow at The Duke Endowment. There, she helped oversee the Summer Literacy Initiative, a partnership with rural congregations to combat learning loss in their communities. She has a B.A. from Davidson College in Public Health. Yara enjoys traveling to new places, listening to audiobooks, and hanging out with her husband and their two kitties, Bucky and Curly. 

Here's what I can help you with:

  • NCNG Collaboratives (Invest Early NC, Nonprofit Internship Program, Communications Capacity Initiative)
  • Health Funders Learning Community 
  • Inquiries about partnering with NCNG
Get to know Yara

NCNG Staff

Sarah Mann Willcox, Executive Director

Megan Bostic, Program Director

Kiara Moore, Operations and Communications Coordinator

Yara Quezada Miller, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

North Carolina Network of Grantmakers 
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Raleigh, NC 27612

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