September 13, 2018

Jai Chanda

Author National Philanthropic Trust

Jai Chanda is NPT’s Chief Development Officer and brings decades of multi-disciplinary expertise in the financial and philanthropic sectors to the organization. Jai is responsible for fundraising, business development, institutional relationships, marketing and strategic partnerships at NPT. Most recently, Jai was a Managing Director at State Street Corporation and was responsible for the largest relationships at the bank as a Global Relationship Manager. Previously, he was Head of Asset Owner Sales for North America.


Prior to those roles, he was Head of the Charitable and OCIO Fiduciary Advisory divisions at State Street Global Advisors. Jai was part of the Fearless Girl promotional launch and also helped lead the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Council for North America. Prior to joining State Street Global Advisors in 2013, he spent 20 years at Fidelity Investments in various institutional sales and relationship management roles including managing the firm’s largest institutional relationship. At the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, Jai led the fundraising efforts for the largest donor-advised fund in the U.S.


Jai earned an M.B.A. from Boston University and a B.S. from the University of Vermont. Jai also completed Duke University’s Nonprofit Executive Management Program. He is on the Leadership Board for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Jai also serves on the Boards of The Williston School and the University of Vermont Alumni Association. He formerly held FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 designations.