Charles Jackson, Humana Foundation

TITLE: Project Manager

FOCUS AREAS: Healthy behaviors, health education, access to health services

CONTACT: (502) 580-1245, cjackson@humana.com  

PROFILE: Charles Jackson is the project manager at the Humana Foundation and is based in the Louisville, Kentucky, area. He is often a good point of contact for nonprofits looking to apply for a grant in one of the foundation’s current city locations of focus.

Jackson’s professional bio shares:

Charles Jackson is project manager with The Humana Foundation, in Louisville, KY. He manages a health literacy initiative, the Wellness Information Zone (WZ), which launched in 2007. He chairs the Executive Committee of Health Literacy Kentucky. Prior experience includes eight years helping manage The Foundation's Romanian Assistance Project, a volunteer medical assistance program, and eight years in public relations for commercial and public television. He has a B.A. in English and Humanities from the University of Louisville and received their first creative writing scholarship. Charles is also a Louisville native who lived in Houston for thirteen years.

To learn more about his perspective on philanthropy, read the University of Kentucky’s Health Literacy Colloquium #7, in which Jackson is interviewed.