Nicki Sandberg

Senior Grant Accountant

As part of Fair Food Network’s finance team, Nicki supports fiscal grant management, financial reporting, and budget monitoring across program areas. Nicki previously worked as the Grants Manager on Fair Food Network’s development team.

Nicki began her work in food systems as a graduate student examining the relationship between the built environment, food access, and health in the Washington, D.C. area. She later joined an environmental health nonprofit in Ann Arbor, Michigan and served on the Washtenaw County Food Policy Council and as a planning commissioner in Ypsilanti. Prior to joining Fair Food Network, Nicki worked at the San Francisco Department of Public Health in policy development and grants management. She also served as a business consultant in the Peace Corps in Honduras.

Nicki has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan and master’s degree in urban and regional planning from Virginia Tech. She enjoys trying out new recipes, aims to travel to all seven continents in her lifetime (five down, two to go!), and loves spending family time with her husband and two sons.