Jo Carcedo

Jo Carcedo recently retired from her position as Vice President for Grants for the Episcopal Health Foundation. In this role she developed the foundation’s grantmaking system, oversaw all operational aspects of the organization’s grantmaking portfolios, supervised program officer and grants management staff, directed the foundation’s $35 million grants budget and all organization-wide grantmaking policies, processes, and systems to ensure EHF’s grantmaking was aligned with its core values and strategic goals.

Carcedo has extensive knowledge and experience in the acquisition and management of government grants and contracts, having raised $300 million from these sources prior to her career in philanthropy. With more than 25 years of experience in the health and human services industry, Carcedo is a catalyst for change who fosters a work culture of respect, trust, and esprit de corps. She is known for creating service delivery models that integrate efforts and streamline cooperation across departments, ultimately producing efficiencies that improve an organization’s bottom line.

Carcedo is published in The Foundation Review, blogged for Health Affairs, and has been featured in the Annual Report of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (2018). She has been a speaker at various conferences including the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Philanthropy Southwest, PEAK Grantmaking, Fund for Shared Insight, Texas Primary Care Consortium, the IC² Institute and the LBJ School.

Carcedo holds an MBA from Texas Woman’s University, a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School at UT, and a BA from Vanderbilt University.


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December 13, 2023