TITLE: Grants and Development Manager
FOCUS AREAS: Environment, consumer health, public health, youth leadership, environmental justice
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PROFILE: Jasmine Amons is the grants and development manager for the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment. This is a position she has held since June 2015. Her job duties include the following:
- Manage logistics for four grantmaking programs including the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund, the Fiscal Sponsorship Program, and two Donor Advised Funds. Includes application design, applicant support, managing Funding Boards, awarding grants, and providing feedback for unsuccessful applicants.
- Assist the Development Director with fundraising activities, including grantwriting, reporting, and coordinating the annual Film Festival.
- Maintain website, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts. Increased Facebook Likes by 75% in 2015.
- Draft communications to donors and constituents, including print newsletter articles, monthly e-newsletter, and annual appeal letters.
She previously worked as the foundation’s grants development associate and grants development assistant. Amons earned her B.A. in history from UC Berkeley.
Amons’ foundation bio shares:
Jasmine manages the logistics for Rose Foundation’s grantmaking programs including the Grassroots Funds and Donor-Advised Funds, as well as the Foundation’s fundraising and communications activities. She is also the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund Coordinator. She is a graduate from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a minor in Italian Studies. She served as an intern for Rose Foundation while attending high school and college. She is a Bay Area native who enjoys popular culture and attending live music events, such as meeting Fall Out Boy.