Director, Strategic Initiatives
sramirez [@] calfund [.] org | Ext. 247
Stephania Ramirez supports the president and CEO on special projects, including overseeing regional efforts for the 2020 Census and the Fellowship for the Visual Arts. She previously led the foundation’s centennial campaign, celebrating the impact made by the California Community Foundation, its donors and grantees over the past hundred years.
Before joining CCF in 2012, Ramirez worked at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, where she oversaw a portfolio of science learning, research and exhibit grants in the San Francisco Bay Area along with the launch of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis. In 2004, she oversaw the Upward Bound Summer Program at Jose State University, and provided counsel on college preparatory courses, academic tutoring, cultural enrichment activities and financial aid services. She has also provided consulting services to clients on grant management operations, fundraising, program budgeting, publications and events.
Ramirez holds a bachelor’s in mass communications and international development studies from the University of California, Berkeley and certification in advanced project management from Stanford University.