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San Francisco, CA—Today, San Francisco-based Metta Fund announced it has awarded $350,000 through five grants in the second quarter of 2019. Four grants were awarded to deepen outreach and education to new communities and constituents; grant recipients include CARA Education Fund, Justice In Aging, San Francisco Interfaith Council, and San Francisco Senior and Disability Action. … Continued

Post: Q&A with Board Members Sandy Mori & Beverly Hayon

Thank You To Our Outgoing Board Members This year, we say goodbye to two of our board members as they finish their terms of service with Metta Fund. Over the past decade, Sandy Mori and Beverly Hayon have played instrumental roles in guiding our mission with invaluable insights and unique expertise. Not only have they … Continued

Bio: Anna Karrer Manley

Anna Karrer Manley guides all aspects of Metta Fund’s institutional communications, external engagement, and media relations. She also partners with the foundation’s program staff to develop and implement communications strategies that advance visibility and awareness of its initiatives. Anna comes to the foundation with over 15 years’ experience in the philanthropy and nonprofit sector. Prior … Continued

Page: Careers

Careers  A career at Metta Fund means working every day to help make a difference. Metta Fund’s success depends on our colleagues’ high level of commitment and expertise. Whether working with our program team to bring visibility to health disparities or supporting our mission as a member of the administrative team, you will be surrounded … Continued

Post: Transforming the Tenderloin

Metta grantee Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership (TLHIP) is tasked with a big challenge: aligning community organizations, health systems, and government agencies to improve health in the Tenderloin, a neighborhood being dramatically transformed by gentrification. This neighborhood has long been one of San Francisco’s lowest-income, with residents who suffer from high rates of chronic disease and … Continued

Page: Network of Funders Interested in Aging

Metta Fund is interested in working at the systems-change level, in partnership with other funders, to improve quality of life for older people who are socially isolated and economically insecure in San Francisco. The changing demographic of the San Francisco Bay Area is evident - by 2030, more than thirty percent of San Franciscans will … Continued

Post: Roma Guy and John Woodward Join Metta Fund’s Board of Directors

The Metta Fund is pleased to announce that Roma Guy and John Woodward have joined the organization’s board of directors. James Loyce, Board Chair and Janet Y. Spears, Chief Executive Officer, extend a warm welcome to the new directors. “We’re excited to have Roma and John joining our Board of Directors,” said Ms. Spears. “Both … Continued

Bio: Roma Guy

Ms. Guy served on the Health Commission City and County of San Francisco, 1996-2008.  She is a member of statewide Health Access Board of Directors and engaged in long standing multicultural social justice issues. From 1994 to 2007, Ms. Guy was a lecturer at San Francisco State University, College of Health and Human Services, Department … Continued