Gwyneth Tripp

Grants and Contracts Manager

Gwyneth Tripp is grants and contracts manager for the Foundation. In her role, she oversees the grants and contracts processes, ensuring they are efficient and user-friendly for grant applicants. Always on the hunt for practices that may enhance the Foundation’s impact, Ms. Tripp aims to cultivate a culture of inquiry and curiosity. Ms. Tripp joined the Foundation in 2004 and has played a role in core operations ever since.

Ms. Tripp grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where her connection with social justice and health began. While serving as chair of the Berkeley Youth Commission and interning at the Immune Enhancement Project, she experienced firsthand the challenge of providing holistic care to vulnerable populations. Ms. Tripp later carried this insight to her work at other nonprofit organizations. A visual artist outside the office, Ms. Tripp weaves her creative nature and systems savvy into her work at the Foundation.

Ms. Tripp received her bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley and holds a certificate in painting and drawing from the San Francisco Studio School. Her current studio work is large-scale abstract drawing. When left to her own devices, you can find Gwyneth tending to a garden, elbows deep in cooking, or catching up on a sci-fi TV series.

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