Senior Philanthropy Advisor
Jon manages a portfolio of individual, family and corporate funds at the Community Foundation, having joined us in 2015. He works with current donors to develop their giving, as well as engaging with new donors. He also assesses applications to, and manages awards from, his portfolio of funds. Jon also oversees our Community Ventures scheme and contributes to our wider partnerships work. He is an experienced third sector professional whose previous work history includes roles as Executive Director at Synergy VCS Consortium in Stockton-on-Tees, and as Projects and Partnerships Manager at North Tyneside VODA.
He is a trustee of the Gateshead Football Club Community Foundation, combining his interests in charity governance and lower-league football.