David Pontecorvo oversees the Foundation’s discretionary grantmaking and grantmaking services for corporate and individual donors. He also manages activities aimed at building capabilities of and evaluating impacts of the Foundation’s community partners, as well as other collaborations with public, private and nonprofit stakeholders. A long-time nonprofit manager and foundation professional, he served as Program Director for the Foundation during the 1990s. Before returning in 2011, he headed his own consulting firm, which provided research, program evaluation and organizational development for foundations, individual donors, nonprofits and public agencies. He previously served as Program Director of La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley.