Diana joined The Dallas Foundation in August 2021 as the Grant Processing Associate and was named the Manager of Grants and Insights in September 2023. In this role, Diana will perform the due diligence and research required for all grants made through the Foundation, work in collaboration with the Philanthropic Partnerships Team, and serve as an important member of the DIG team as we work on our data and insights strategy
She is a first-generation college graduate from the University of North Texas. As a college student, Diana worked with Communities in Schools and AVID as a tutor and mentor to other first-generation college students and elementary school students. After college, she continued serving in nonprofits as a Strategic Initiative Ambassador at the Latino Center for Leadership Development, supporting civic engagement and local initiatives in the Latinx community.
Diana joins the Foundation from Education Opens Doors where she served as the Advancement Associate. Before her time at EOD, she worked at LIFT – Literacy Instruction for Texas as the Development and Marketing Manager. She brings a range of non-profit experience including database management, community engagement, and digital marketing.