Jacqueline Martinez Garcel

Jacqueline Martinez Garcel

CEO, Latino Community Foundation

Jacqueline is the CEO of the Latino Community Foundation (LCF)—the only statewide foundation solely focused on investing in Latinos in California.

LCF leads one of the largest networks of civically engaged Latino philanthropists in the country. Jacqueline is driven by a sense of urgency, justice, and determination to create opportunities for Latinos to thrive economically and engage politically.

Most recently, LCF led one of the largest Latino voter engagement campaign in the state. In 2017, LCF collaborated with Google.org to launch the first ever Latino NonProfit Accelerator to scale the impact of organizations on the frontline of social change.

Jacqueline and LCF are on a mission to unleash the power of Latinos!

Previously, Jacqueline served as Vice President of the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) where she helped establish the foundation to increase access to health and healthcare for vulnerable families in New York.

Jacqueline has been appointed to several Boards, including the Institute for Civic Leadership, NAMI-NYC Metro, and Grantmakers in Health. She currently serves on the KQED Community Advisory Panel and co-chairs the National Latino Funds Alliance (NLFA).

Putting it Together: What Effective Philanthropy Looks Like Right Now

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A moment of political divisiveness and threats to democratic institutions requires philanthropy to be at its best. Drawing on CEP’s nearly 18 years of research and experience, a new book, Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count lays out an argument about what is required for impact and about the need, once and for all, to reject the analogies to business that have framed so much guidance about philanthropy over the past two decades. This session will respond to the arguments made by the book’s author, Phil Buchanan, as a launching point to debate the elements of […]