Veyom Bahl

Managing Director at the Robin Hood Foundation

New York City, New York


Works at

Robin Hood

Causes Veyom cares about

LGBTQ Civil & human rights

Meet Veyom

I’m the son of immigrants from India, and that history underlies my passion for these issues. But I’m also an assertive grant maker at a foundation that’s best known for how we measure impact. This portfolio combines those two approaches – a little heart and a lot of data.

I’ve done research in Mexico, I’ve built a social enterprise in London, I’ve worked in finance, and I’ve helped shape feder
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5 years of grantmaking experience

Giving strategy

I focus my giving on the highest need issues, the highest-impact organizations, and where small donations can make a big difference. The best nonprofits set clear goals and make smart choices about how to spend their limited resources. And they build on the talents and tenacity of people who have persevered – immigrants and refugees who have made it to the United States against the odds and who ar... Read more


September 2018