Flint D. Mitchell, Ph.D., Greater New Orleans Foundation

TITLE: Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Disaster and emergency relief, arts, the elderly, the environment, job training, the LGBT community, housing, education, health, and social services

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PROFILE: Flint D. Mitchell, Ph.D. is one of the program officers at the Greater New Orleans Foundation. He has held this position since September 2009. He previously worked as an adjunct assistant professor at Tulane University and was a community leadership network fellow at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

He shares the following information in his LinkedIn profile summary:

A skilled foundation program officer and consultant able to provide program planning, delivery and evaluation services including but not limited to: program design and implementation; grant writing and grant writing assistance; partnership, collaboration, and coalition building with stakeholders; grants management: tracking, monitoring, and progress report writing; and evaluation and research: evaluation design and data collection management.

In addition, I am skilled at providing the following technical assistance: organizational capacity-building; strategic planning and problem solving; fact sheet development for information dissemination; presentation development, workshop delivery, and meeting preparation; and logic model and concept map development for program delivery or generalization.

His foundation bio shares:

With nearly 15 years of health, education, and child and youth development nonprofit sector work experience, Flint D. Mitchell, Ph.D. joined the Foundation staff in September 2009. At that time, he had recently completed a fellowship with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where he provided research and technical assistance support within the Division of Partnerships and Strategic Alliances, National Center for Health Marketing. Currently he is a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Leadership Network Fellow focusing on community and civic engagement and racial equity and healing. As a consultant for Baptist Community Ministries Foundation, IMPACT Lake Charles AmeriCorps, the United Negro College Fund, and other nonprofit organizations, he has directed program activities, and provided strategic planning and methodological project consultation as well as participated in the design and evaluation of grantmaking strategies. In 2003, Flint earned his Ph.D. in Health Promotion with emphases in health education and exercise psychology from the University of New Orleans.