Marygrace Lopez joins PHR as Budget and Grants Manager. She is the watchdog for the utilization of the foundation, individual, and government funding PHR receives. She collaborates with program and development staff on the financial component of all phases of grant awards, including pre-award and post-award activities, and ensures that all funding is expended in a manner that maximizes the benefits to PHR.
Lopez previously managed grants and sponsorships at Girl Scouts of the USA, and collaborated with program partners within the Girl Scouts 112-council federated model. She first gained her love for working in nonprofits (and budgeting) with the California State Parks Foundation, where she helped steer various project budgets to completion in cooperation with the California State Parks staff.
Lopez graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a BA in Photography and a minor in Journalism.