Ms. Black serves as the Grants Administration Specialist for VPC. With a background in corporate philanthropy, she specializes in grants management operations, database implementation and optimization, and financial tracking and reporting.
She holds a Master of Public Policy Administration from Northwestern University with a specialization in policy analysis. Her knowledge of statistics, analytic methods, and demography informs her data-driven approach to grants administration. She has coordinated grants from corporate, foundation, and individual donors across a variety of program areas, including public health, human services, workforce development, and environmental justice.
Ms. Black currently supports the District of Columbia’s Department of Health, providing technical support in grants administration for COVID-19 Response in the District. She is focused on enhancing policies and procedures for data tracking and reporting for the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Administration (HEPRA).