Samantha Mogil joins Regional Foundation as Grants manager
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2023
The Regional Foundation today announced the hiring of Samantha Mogil, as Grants Manager, charged with facilitating all grants processing and working to ensure that grantmaking activities are on track across the foundation’s three-state, 62 county service area.
“This is an exciting step for the Regional Foundation, “stated Kevin Dow, Regional Foundation Executive Director. “Samantha has more than a decade of non-profit experience in food systems, public health, and community engagement. She will be an asset to the foundation and the organizations we partner with across the region.”
In facilitating grantmaking activities, Samantha will work in close collaboration with the Regional Foundation’s program staff to support the portfolio of grantee partners. As part of this work, Samantha will develop and manage systems for the life cycle of the grant with a focus on driving values-based strategies to meet the foundation’s mission.
“I am thrilled to join an organization committed to making intentional investments in resident-driven neighborhood revitalization initiatives,” stated Samantha Mogil. “I look forward to partnering with grantees to support their vision of just and equitable communities.”
Samantha most recently served as the Senior Manager of the Ending Hunger for Good program at Philabundance, where she worked across social service sectors and alongside Philadelphia residents to address the root causes of hunger. Prior to joining Philabundance, Samantha served as the Director of Community Impact at the American Heart Association and as the Manager of Government and Community Affairs at the Share Food Program. Samantha is an appointed member of the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council, a board member of Food Moxie, and an elected committee person of the First Ward in South Philadelphia.
She holds a Master of Science in Nutrition degree from Drexel University, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree from University of North Carolina at Asheville, and a Certificate in Community Development from the University of Stellenbosch. Samantha grew up in Bucks County and has lived in Philadelphia for over 10 years. She is dedicated to advocating for racial and economic justice.