Andrew Chiacchierini
Director, Foundation Relations

Andrew Chiacchierini joined CU Boulder’s Corporate and Foundation Relations team in 2018. Andrew has nearly 15 years in higher education advancement. His career includes stops at the University of Utah, the University of Denver, the University of Chicago, and Loyola University Chicago. During his five years managing the organizational giving operations at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School for International Studies, he oversaw over $10 million in awards from private and federal sources--a tenfold increase in support compared to the previous five-year period. While at the University of Chicago, he worked on a Corporate and Foundation Relations team that brought in upwards of $100 million annually from foundations and corporations. Andrew earned a BA in English and Philosophy from the University of Richmond and a MA in the Humanities from the University of Chicago where he studied early modern English literature and wrote a thesis on Paradise Lost. Andrew enjoys skiing, both backcountry and in-bounds, trail running, camping, and spending as much time as he can outdoors with his two dogs, Junior and Snowy.

At CU Boulder Advancement, Andrew oversees foundation relationships, helps faculty pursue external support for their research programs, and develops strategy for large-scale funding opportunities.