Adam Cimino is a grants officer at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2021, he served as the manager of philanthropy & foundation operations at Visa and the Visa Foundation. He was also a grants manager at the James Irvine Foundation, and compliance coordinator at the Sierra Club. He holds a bachelor’s… Continue Reading
Department: Grants Management
Nicole Feldman is a grants associate at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2018, Nicole was a receptionist and administrative assistant at a fitness center, as well as a swimming instructor. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from San Jose State University.
Erin Mershon is a grants officer at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2018, she worked as program associate at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in various program areas, including population and reproductive health. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from Santa Clara University.
Kelly Hayashi is the director of grants management at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Previously, she served as the grants manager for the Stuart Foundation and the senior grants manager at the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. Kelly’s experience in philanthropy spans more than 14 years in both programmatic and grants administration roles for various government entities and… Continue Reading
Jenny Calixto Quigley joined the Heising-Simons Foundation in 2013 as its senior associate for programs and grants management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Davis, and a master’s in poetry from University of Oregon, and has experience working in both the private and nonprofit sectors.