Allentown, Pa., November 16, 2021—Monique Moreno was recently promoted to Program Associate, a new full-time position at the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation. She assists the Director of Community Investments in managing the community investments functions of the Foundation, which includes crafting grantmaking strategies, implementing grantmaking cycles, and providing community leadership.
Moreno is now the point of contact for Arts, Culture, Creative Economy, one of the Foundation’s main focus areas in Foundation-directed grantmaking, which is funded through the Pennsylvania Council of Arts, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts program. “I am pleased with the expansion of Monique’s role at the Community Foundation,” said Megan Briggs, LVCF Director of Community Investments. “Monique has been a critical part of the Community Investments team, and I am looking forward to her taking a key leadership role as we increase our visibility in the Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy sector.”
Moreno joined the staff of the Community Foundation in October 2020 as part-time Grants Associate. Prior to joining the Foundation, she spent nine years working various leadership roles for businesses such as Stitch Fix and BCBG Max Azria. She served in management and administrative roles that focused on company operations and culture, client experience, and project management. Before her time in the business sector, Moreno also worked as an intern for the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh and as a consultant for the Pittsburgh Human Rights Network, a social networking program implemented by Global Solutions Pittsburgh. Moreno is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Moreno graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Cheyney University. She earned a master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.
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