Directory of Certificate Earners

Since 2022, the Technology Association of Grantmakers has offered the Equity Essentials curriculum to build equity awareness and skills for staff and partners working in philanthropy tech. Participants who have completed all coursework are offered a digital certificate and badge of completion through Credly for their commitment to moving forward in their equity journey.

Consultants, product providers, and vendors who earn the certificate have the option of being included below, addressing a long-standing request by philanthropic organizations to provide a list of vendors committed to equity.

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Interested the Equity Essentials program?

Contact Gozi Egbuonu, Director of Programs for TAG.

Certified in “Equity Essentials for Philanthropy Tech”

2022 Certificate Earners

Foundation Staff

Jenna Ihle, Blandin Foundation
John Weyer, Blandin Foundation
Traci Gangl, Blandin Foundation
Alkesha Rodriguez, Communities Foundation of Texas
Richelle Pittella, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Tracy VanSolkema, Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Stephanie Schilling, Headwaters Foundation
Tess Hanrahan, Hewlett Foundation
Allison Wojtowicz, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Jake Graveldinger, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Thomas Dreixler, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Erin Peterson, Klarman Family Foundation
Laura Goff, Marin Community Foundation
Kayslee Kemp, Medtronic Foundation
David Goodman, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
Karen Appelbaum, Northwest Area Foundation
Alavi Awal, Ontario Trillium Foundation
Madhumitha Vaithialingam, Ontario Trillium Foundation
Xuan Gao, Ontario Trillium Foundation
Travis Vowles, San Diego Foundation
Akua Bonsu, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Audrey Hornick-Becker, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Carolyn Wendrowski, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Angie Kobold, The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment
Anna Lindgren, The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment
Caroline Harper, The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment
Thanh Huynh, The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment
Wendye Mingo, The Kresge Foundation
Clara Gamboa de Levin, The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation
Linda Tsai, The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation
Marcus Davis, The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation
Benjamin Jackson, The Tow Foundation
Laura Kimura, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Jessica Davison, United Way of Greater Houston
Luigi DiSessa, Vancouver Foundation
Roseannah MillsGrassin, Ventura County Community Foundation

Consultants

Connie Kendig, BDO FMA
Gretchen Upholt, BDO FMA
Lisa Nespeca, ChangeVantage Consulting
Melissa Sines, Colmena Consulting
Antoinette LeCouteur, Create Impact
Kim Foster, Kim Foster Consulting LLC

Product Providers/Vendors

Daniel Callahan, CGNET
Elsie Thomson, Foundant Technologies
Jason Krueger, Foundant Technologies
Kase Cannon, Foundant Technologies
Rikka Holiday, Foundant Technologies
Amanda Davenport, Submittable
Claire Billington, Tech Impact

Funding For The Inaugural Series

The inaugural learning and support series by the Technology Association of Grantmakers (TAG) was funded in part by a grant from The Kresge Foundation

It was presented in partnership with Resilia and sponsored by Submittable.

The Kresge Foundation
Submittable
Resilia