Jo Z. Carcedo is the Vice President for Grants for the Episcopal Health Foundation. In this role she developed the foundation’s grants management system, oversees all operational aspects of the organization’s grantmaking portfolios, supervises the grants management team, and directs all organization-wide grantmaking policies, processes, and systems to ensure EHF’s grantmaking is aligned with its core values and strategic goals.
Jo has more than 25 years of experience in the health and human services arena engineering grants management systems that help leadership teams think more creatively about the use of public and private sector investments to develop sustainable business strategies. She has raised more than $300 million in public grants and contracts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services including: Administration for Children and Families, Health Resources and Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; the Texas Education Agency and several private philanthropies. Jo has a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University, a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University. She is a board member of Philanthropy Southwest, a grant reviewer for the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration and served on the Grants Committee for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by the Mayor of the City of Houston and the Harris County Judge in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
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