Vice President for Grants, Episcopal Health FoundationJo Z. Carcedo is the Vice President for Grants for the Episcopal Health Foundation. In this role she developed the foundation’s grantmaking system, oversees all operational aspects of the organization’s grantmaking portfolios, supervises program officer and grants management staff, directs the foundation’s $45 million grants budget and all organization-wide grantmaking policies, processes, and systems to ensure EHF’s grantmaking is aligned with its core values and strategic goals. She has raised more than $300 million in public grants and contracts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services including: Administration for Children and Families, Health Resources & Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; the Texas Education Agency and several private philanthropies. She 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 served as board chair of Philanthropy Southwest, served on the Selection Committee of the Lone Star Prize—a statewide competition to source transformative solutions that improve the quality of life for Texans sponsored by Lyda Hill Philanthropies; is a grant reviewer for the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration, and served on the Grants Committee for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by the Mayor of the City of Houston and the Harris County Judge. Jo has a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University, a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University.
Jo CarcedoVice President for Grants, Episcopal Health Foundation