Renee Constantino, Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin County

TITLE: Vice President for Community Investment

FOCUS AREAS: Affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, environment, education

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PROFILE:  Renee Constantino is vice president for community investment at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin County. She is based in West Palm Beach, Florida, and has held the position since August 2014. She has also worked as a consultant and federal grant reviewer since 1999. She previously served as the manager of planning and evaluation for the Department of Community Services for Palm Beach County and the director of development and education for the Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Cost.

An announcement about her hiring shared the following information:

As Vice President of Community Investment, Constantino will provide leadership in the design and implementation of the Foundation’s annual grantmaking strategies and community leadership activities, including the annual Great Give online fundraising event that is open to all nonprofits in Palm Beach and Martin counties. She will also work closely with the Foundation’s development team to connect donors to opportunities for giving in the community.
Constantino was most recently the Manager of Planning and Evaluation at the Palm Beach County Department of Community Services. During her 13-year tenure, she worked as a grantmaker contractually managing over $30 million in public funds, and performing such functions as contract development and program implementation and monitoring in the areas of health, human and behavioral services.  She has worked extensively with Foundation funding partners such as United Way, Quantum Foundation and Allegheny Franciscan Ministries. Constantino was previously Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, Director of Development for the Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, and worked as a private consultant.