TITLE: Director of Programs
FUNDING AREAS: Environment, health, social justice, housing, education, youth development, workforce development, financial inclusion
CONTACT: (802) 846-1500
PROFILE: Rebecca (Becca) Golden is Director of Programs for the Ben & Jerry's Foundation. Her bio on the foundation's website states:
Becca has been with the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation since 1992 and has served as Director since 1994 when she guided the Foundation’s transition to employee-led grantmaking programs. Becca enjoys cross-country skiing, hiking, dancing, gardening, and cooking and is passionate about the interconnectedness of food systems, social justice and environmental stewardship. She is the mother of two and loves spending time with her family and friends in her small Vermont village, where she co-founded the school garden committee and has served on the local school board. She has also served on and co-chaired the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders, a national funders’ affinity group.