Meet the Grants Team

The Grants Team is available to discuss your grant eligibility and answer your questions. Before applying, all interested applicants are invited – but not required – to email a member of our Grants Team to ensure that our grant program fits your organization’s needs. We strongly encourage any first-time applicants or those who have not previously received funding from us to connect with a program officer before applying. Find the right contact based on your program’s focus area.

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Sharon DeMark

Program Officer

  • Arts/Humanities
  • Older Adults
  • Legal Services
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Linda Garrett-Johnson

Program Officer

  • Housing
  • Youth Development
Kedar Hickman

Kedar Hickman

Program Officer

  • Workforce Development
  • General Human Services
  • Community Building
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Cheniqua Johnson

Program Officer

  • Health
  • Civic Engagement
  • Domestic Violence Prevention & Care

Tiffany Kong

Director of Community Impact

  • E-16 Education

Carrie Jo Short

Senior Director of Community Impact

  • Business Development
  • Economic Development

Gina Suarez Reyes

Program Officer

  • Parenting/Family Support
  • Disabilities
  • Food/Nutrition
  • Environment

Learn About Our Grant Program