Grants Manager, The ELMA Philanthropies Services, Inc.
Indya Hartley is the grants manager at The ELMA Philanthropies Service (U.S.), Inc., which provides philanthropic advisory services to the ELMA Group of Foundations. In her role, Indya is responsible for leading ELMA’s grants and knowledge management across all ELMA offices, with locations in New York, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kampala. Prior to joining ELMA, Indya served as the grants manager for the Heckscher Foundation for Children, a private foundation in New York City whose mission is to level the playing field for underserved youth in the city. Indya was responsible for the comprehensive database, managing over $10 million in disbursements annually. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Walden University and a BS in Health Studies from Utica College. Indya is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration, and is also co-chair of the PEAK New York Chapter.
According to the 2018 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation report, white women earned 77% of what white men earned. This gap is even more pronounced for women of color. Compared to the earnings of white men in the nonprofit workforce, in 2017 Black and African-American women made 61% of men’s earnings and Hispanic women made just 53%. […]