Executive Director, Butler Family Fund
Funders Together Board Member
Martha Toll is the Executive Director of the Butler Family Fund, a path-breaking philanthropy focused on ending homelessness and on reforming the criminal justice system with an emphasis on abolishing the extreme sentences of juvenile life without parole and the US death penalty. The Butler Family Fund is governed by a family board whose members live in the US and the UK. The Council on Foundations, prominent homeless organizations, and other leading foundations have recognized the Butler Family Fund for its innovative and strategic grantmaking. The Geneva based Oak Foundation has selected the Fund to partner as a homelessness re-granting intermediary. This partnership has enabled the Butler Family Fund to expand its work to engage the employment and foster care systems in preventing and ending homelessness.
Ms. Toll is active nationally; she serves on the board of Funders Together to End Homelessness and on Funders for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. Ms. Toll is a graduate of Yale College and Boston University School of Law. In her private life, Ms. Toll is a published book commentator and reviewer, as well as a fiction writer. Her personal website is www.marthaannetoll.com.