Nina L. Cohen

Director of Endowment and Foundation Advisory

Managing Director

Nina L. Cohen is Director of Endowment and Foundation Advisory based in Glenmede’s Philadelphia office. Ms. Cohen and her team provide advisory and administrative services to foundations, endowments, and other not-for-profit organizations. In addition, she assists individuals, families, and organizations with charitable gift planning and the development of philanthropic strategies.

Prior to joining Glenmede, Ms. Cohen practiced law with a concentration in trust, estate charitable and business planning; complex estate and trust administration; elder law; and estate planning for parents of children with developmental disabilities.  She also served as the Executive Director of a local community foundation.

Ms. Cohen received her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Social Work degree, summa cum laude, from Temple University.

Active in many community organizations, Ms. Cohen is a Board member of Exponent Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia. She also serves on the Board of Advisors of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Services, the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern New Jersey Advisory Council (past President), and the Investment Committee of the Saltzman Foundation.

Ms. Cohen frequently lectures on fiduciary responsibilities, best practices, strategic grant making, planned giving, leadership succession and legal issues for foundations and other not-for-profit organizations.

Education

J.D., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania
B.S.W., summa cum laude, Temple University

Affiliation

Exponent Philanthropy
Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia
Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Services 
Jewish Community Foundation of Southern New Jersey
Investment Committee of the Saltzman Foundation.