Cathy Manovi

Grants Officer


Cathy manages the activation and adaptation of the foundation’s grant agreements and leads her teammates in processing of contributions and matching gifts.

Cathy Manovi


Cathy collaborates with colleagues across the foundation to deliver training for processing grants and adhering to IRS and legal requirements. Cathy also volunteers for the Grants Managers Network to create content and share knowledge with peers at other foundations.

Prior to joining the foundation, Cathy worked as a litigation secretary for over 15 years in San Francisco and four years in legal data management in New York City. In her free time she enjoys wildlife friendly gardening, home improvement projects, drawing, painting, silk screening and physical fitness activities.

Cathy received her B.A. in humanities from Dominican University of California, with honors, and a Leadership Certificate from Dominican University’s School of Business and Leadership.