Tina Joh has thrived in the philanthropic and nonprofit environment for more than twenty years, always delighting in helping make change for the better. Tina began her career as a fundraiser for neighborhood development, legal rights, and affordable housing non-profits; she has since served as a consultant to a wide-range of foundations—from single shop family foundations to institutional foundations with budgets in the multi-millions—on various topics including social entrepreneurism, giving circles, leadership networks, community impact measurement, and cultural competency in program evaluation.
At MCF, Tina works with a portfolio of MCF clients, providing guidance that fosters thoughtful giving and meaningful philanthropic experiences. She develops strategic giving plans aligned with each client’s values and philanthropic goals; facilitates discussions on philanthropy with individuals, couples and families; researches effective initiatives and grantees capable of creating the societal changes that a donor want to see; guides nonprofits to pursue and manage programs that are fundable and feasible for the long-term; and produces philanthropic curricula and educational tools for donors.
Tina earned her Master’s of Arts in Public Affairs from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota and her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. She lives in San Francisco and loves choosing entertaining yet well-written children’s books to read every night to her two young boys.