Jonathan T. Reid
Jonathan T. Reid oversees a portfolio of grants focused on increasing the number of college students from historically underrepresented backgrounds, including low-income and first-generation populations, who pursue and attain postsecondary credentials. Alongside his teammates, Jonathan ensures alignment of external activities, programs and grantmaking with the strategic vision and organizational goals of the Foundation.
Jonathan has spent the last decade working on grant-funded nonprofit projects and in higher education, implementing programs focused on health education and community engagement. Prior to joining ECMC Foundation in June 2022, Jonathan was a senior program officer with the LA84 Foundation where he managed a diverse portfolio of grants and launched several funding initiatives. His experience also includes working for Beach Cities Health District, Playworks, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
Jonathan’s professional career and personal pursuits are defined by working collaboratively on initiatives that actively empower under-resourced communities to pursue the best possible quality of life. Currently, he serves on the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Advisory Committee, is a co-chair of the Postsecondary Access and Attainment Impact (PSA2) Group at Grantmakers for Education, and sits on the board of directors of School on Wheels, a nonprofit that provides free tutoring and mentoring to children experiencing homelessness. Jonathan is also an Eagle Scout.
A native of Bronx, New York, Jonathan completed his bachelor of arts and master of public health at New York University.