Jennie Blake, M.S.W. joined the Foundation in May 2021 as Senior Program Officer. Jennie has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the Foundation’s Activation Fund grants, providing technical assistance to applicants and grantees, managing the award process, monitoring grants, and assisting in evaluating the Foundation’s impact.
Jennie came to the Foundation with 18 years of experience working on both sides of the philanthropic sector, including ten years as a fundraising consultant for nonprofits and eight years at Cox Foundations, multiple family foundations affiliated with Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media, and automotive services company based in Atlanta.
She has a Master’s in Social Work degree from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Georgia.