Magui Rubalcava Shulman

Founder and President
Magui Rubalcava Headshot

Magui is passionate about the role of intermediaries in helping grantmakers be more effective. She has worked in local and national philanthropy almost 25 years. Most recently, Magui led the Four Freedoms Fund where she raised over $90 million in 8 years for immigration reform funding and policy advocacy in the United States. She previously also helped launch the Funders Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities, where she exceeded the collaborative’s fundraising goal of $16.5 million in just three and half years. In 2003, Magui was honored as a co-recipient of the Council on Foundations’ Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking. The daughter of Mexican immigrants, Magui grew up in Los Angeles and currently lives in Minneapolis with her husband and three kids.  Magui received her graduate degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego.  She also studied at Keski-Suomen Opisto in Suolahti, Finland.