Senior Grants Manager, Pacific Foundation Services
Prior to joining Pacific Foundation Services in 2014, Jessica worked at the Charles Schwab Foundation where she led the migration of their grants management database to an online platform. She previously worked at KIPP Bay Area Schools supporting their executive team and later transitioned to leading the college savings account program. Jessica has also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with HandsOn Bay Area connecting community members with volunteer opportunities at nonprofits throughout the Bay Area.
Grants managers hold immense project management responsibility. We must keep a bird’s eye view of all the work ahead AND remember all the tiny details necessary to get the job done well. Web-based project management tools have numbered the days for to-do lists scribbled on Post-it Notes.