Director of Grants Management, Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Miyesha Perry leads the grants management team to ensure high quality grants processing, data integrity, and workflow efficiency for Foundation staff, applicants, and grantees. Prior to joining the Foundation, Miyesha spent more than 15 years at the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation in Washington, DC. Miyesha is also a founding board member of the Black Philanthropic Alliance and has served as chair of the PEAK Grantmaking DC Chapter.
At small foundations, a small staff can make it especially challenging to address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Panelists from small foundations will share a look at their organizations’ roadmap to improving DEI, including the practices they have changed or are looking to change, and the processes they have used.