Anoop is an experienced grants administration and compliance expert. Prior to joining East Bay Community Foundation, Anoop Served as the primary lead for grants administration and compliance at Wells Fargo Foundation and across all grantmaking vehicles at Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF). She also oversaw staff development and training across process and compliance best practices. Anoop’s grantmaking experience ranges from supporting large corporate philanthropy efforts at SVCF to supporting small non-profits in developing internal structures to become viable funding partners at California Humanities. She is an expert in building teams, and developing and refining workflows. She strives to ensure every process is efficient in order to reduce the burden on grantees and on her team.
Anoop transitioned to the field of philanthropy after completing an M.A. in International Policy Studies at Middlebury College, where she studied gaps in development and funding resources across the world. She is also an enthusiastic potter and a cook, you can find her in a local pottery studio or her kitchen during her free time.