Bryant Sanders
Deputy Director of Development, Voter Participation Center
Bryant Sanders serves as the Deputy Director of Development at Voter Participation Center (VPC) and Center for Voter Information (CVI). Prior to joining VPC and CVI, he served as Corporate and Foundations Gifts Manager at LGBTQ Victory Institute and LGBTQ Victory Fund. While there, he helped build and expand the institutional funding sources as well brought in strategic partnerships to support the organization’s programs that create a pipeline of LGBTQ leaders to serve in public office. In addition, Bryant worked for DC Central Kitchen and the National Farm to School Network, where he developed and diversified their funding streams, as well as managed major donor relationships for these national grassroots organizations. However, his journey to DC and public service started with United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) doing outreach and constituent affairs for New York state residents before transitioning into the development world. He has dedicated his career to working in public service in order to improve his community. Bryant considers upstate NY his home, having attended Wells College, a small private institution that sits right by the Cayuga Lake. When Bryant isn’t working you can find him swing dancing around DC, catching a kickball, or throwing a frisbee with friends.