Julie Howard Taylor

Managing Director, Private Philanthropy

Julie Howard Taylor is the Managing Director of Private Philanthropy at United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. She oversees the organization’s individual giving, donor relations and communications, grant writing, direct mail, and special events.

Among her duties, Julie focuses on building and stewarding United Way’s donor communities and creating processes and tools that enable relationship management and fundraising success.

A proud AmeriCorps*NCCC alum, Julie has been working in the nonprofit sector for more than 15 years. Prior to joining United Way, Julie spent five years managing donor engagement and special events at the National Museum of American Jewish History. Additionally, she has held fundraising positions at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center and Bread & Roses Community Fund.

Julie holds a B.A. in Visual Media from American University and a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. She lives with her husband and two young daughters in Philadelphia.


  • Bachelor of Arts Visual Media, American University
  • Masters in Social Work, University of Pennsylvania
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