Donor Briefing: COVID-19 Response Fund



Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020
2 – 3:30 p.m.

Donor Briefing:
COVID-19 Response Fund

Our focus has been on rapid response and getting resources to those most in need. Six months into the pandemic, we are also assessing the lessons we’ve learned from this model and looking ahead to recovery and reinvention. We look forward to sharing our progress with you at this event.


Tony Mestres, President & CEO, Seattle Foundation
Tony Mestres is President & CEO of Seattle Foundation, one of the largest community foundations in the country and one of the largest grantmakers in the Pacific Northwest. Under Tony’s leadership, Seattle Foundation has redefined its role as a civic leader, shining a light on community needs and developing cross-sector initiatives to drive racial and economic equity throughout the region. These efforts have been recognized with numerous awards; most recently, Tony was named The NonProfit Times’ 2019 Influencer of the Year. Prior to joining Seattle Foundation, Tony had a 22-year career in high technology, most of which at Microsoft, where he was the vice president responsible for worldwide sales and marketing of the Windows product line. He currently serves on the board.

Additional panelists to be announced soon.

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