Rosa King, The Carl Gellert and Celia Berta Gellert Foundation

TITLE:  Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Social services, homelessness, affordable low-income housing, and religious/public/private education

CONTACT:  650-985-2080, info@gellertfoundation.org

PROFILE: Rosa King is the sole program officer at the Carl Gellert and Celia Berta Gellert Foundation and works with the executive director, Jack Fitzpatrick. She has been in this role since February 2014 and is the best point of contact for local grantseekers in the Bay Area.

King previously worked as the philanthropic grants manager at King & Company, a client specialist and philanthropic services associate at Tides, and an executive coordinator at St. Anthony’s Foundation. She received a B.A. in communication from Santa Clara University. Personal interests include photography, painting, writing, traveling, hiking, outdoor adventures and snorkeling.

King’s LinkedIn summary shares:

Philanthropic / Nonprofit experience in donor-advised fund portfolio management, fundraising, grantmaking and evaluation, and event management on behalf of institutions with revenues ranging from $3M to $95M. Five + years of working in Nonprofit / Philanthropy areas ranging from education, politics, and direct social services.

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