Meet the Grantmakers - Online


Enjoy this series of conversations with leaders from the world of philanthropy. Hear about the issues that concern you and that shape grantmaking today. Meet the people who understand what drives decisions at the top levels of philanthropic giving.

We think you'll be impressed and inspired by the panelists' commitment to their communities and their passion to work in partnership with dedicated nonprofit professionals achieving meaningful change. Come enjoy an hour that’s sure to offer new insights and lift your spirits.

Sign up now to save your seat for Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 11am Pacific. Next panel includes the Hawaii Coummnity Foundation, the Inasmuch Foundation, and the George Gund Foundation, with more details posted here very soon.

These events are free!

APRIL 13, 2022  11am Pacific

PDF of Grantmaker Profiles

Nicole Wynter, Senior Director of Community & Investment Operations, Waco Foundation, Waco, TX

After working in the nonprofit sector for more than a decade, Nicole Wynter joined Waco Foundation in late 2010 with the vision of improving quality of life for McLennan County residents. Today she serves as the Sr. Director of Community Investment and Operations. In that capacity, she facilitates the Foundation’s proactive and responsive capacity building and grantmaking programs, compliance with national standards for community foundations and lends support to the organization’s operational and HR responsibilities.

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Master in Public Policy and Administration, and a Master of Professional Studies in Community & Economic Development.


Rose Weahkee, Ph.D., Director, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs, Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD

Dr. Weahkee, a member of the Navajo Nation, is Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Urban Indian Health Programs. The IHS is the principal federal health care advocate and provider of health care services for American Indians and Alaska Natives. She provides leadership in the administration of agreements with 41 urban Indian organizations. These 41 UIOs are 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that provide culturally appropriate and quality health care and referral services for urban Indians throughout the United States in 22 states. Previously, she served as director of field operations for the Phoenix Area IHS, helping to oversee the delivery of health care services to more than 170,000 American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Before joining the IHS, Dr. Weahkee served for 8 years as the administrative clinical director for United American Indian Involvement, Inc. in Los Angeles. She has received the American Psychological Association’s Early Career Award in the Public Interest, the prestigious Luana Reyes Leadership Award and a Presidential Citation by the American Psychological Association for her lifelong commitment to multi- cultural issues and her work in psychology.


Julio Marcial, Vice President of Programs, Liberty Hill Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Julio Marcial oversees foundation-relations and strategy; partnerships with government and other sectors; and oversees public policy, research and evaluation. In addition, Julio guides the Foundation’s youth and transformative justice portfolio, including the provision of grant-making, network building, public policy and capacity building supports. 

Julio has significant philanthropy experience, beginning his grant-making career in 1998 at The California Wellness Foundation, a $1 billion health equity-focused foundation in Los Angeles. Most recently, Julio served as a Program Director, where he managed a combined grants portfolio of more than $60 million focused on criminal justice, public safety, and other public health issue areas.



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Angela Richardson

Angela Richardson, Senior Trainer, The Grantsmanship Center

Angela brings more than 20 years' experience as a nonprofit program and fund developer, strategic planner, and organizational coach. As senior trainer, Angela has coached other trainers for The Grantsmanship Center and trained staff for nonprofit organizations, school districts, governments, faith-based organizations, and colleges and universities. She brings additional expertise in education and the arts, recently delivering a virtual workshop for Broward County Cultural Division, FL as part of the Business Skills for Creatives series. Angela has facilitated many in-person Meet-the-Grantmaker panels in Los Angeles for PROJECT GRANTSMANSHIP and for the City of Los Angles, city council members. Recently, Angela trained faculty and community-based nonprofit leaders as part of a Research Proposal Workshop sponsored by UCLA Health Sciences.








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