Heather Parish

Co-Executive Director Pierce Family Foundation , Chicago IL
Heather Parish

Heather Parish serves as Co-Executive Director for the Pierce Family Foundation, which provides “full mission funding” via unrestricted general operating and capacity building grants for nonprofits that provide housing and services for people experiencing homelessness in Chicago. Prior to joining the foundation in 2013, she worked for over 17 years as a full-time independent consultant to nonprofits and foundations engaged in housing, community development, and capacity building initiatives. Heather holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from UC Berkeley and a Master of Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she specialized in Housing, Community Development, and Urban Economic Development.

Transforming investment in communities

CCI is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The California Endowment, and The Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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