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Annual Funders Roundtable
The Impact of Covid-19 on Philanthropy
Margarita Luna, M.P.H., M.S.W., C.P.C.
Senior Program Manager
The California Endowment
Margarita Luna joined The California Endowment in June 2007. As Senior Program Manager for the South Region overseeing TCE’s Schools-related investments, Luna manages a grant portfolio focused on improving community health through quality, inclusive and equitable education via community engagement in policy/advocacy and systems change.
Prior to joining The Endowment, Luna served as a Pedro Zamora Fellow with AIDS United (formerly AIDS Action), Keck-Vivian Weinstein Child Advocacy Fellow and later Senior Social Worker for Public Counsel among many other positions advancing the health and well-being of the most disenfranchised.
Luna earned her B.A., M.P.H. and M.S.W. from UCLA. She is also a Certified Professional Coach and lives in San Dimas with her husband and two sons.
Lisa Wright, M. Div., CFRE
Inland Southern California United Way
Lisa was appointed President of United Way of the Inland Valleys in March 2016. In July 2020, after a three organizational merge, she was named President of Inland So Cal United Way & 211.
Lisa is committed to fighting for the education, financial stability and housing of every person in our community. As a long-time dedicated Inland Empire resident and advocate, she serves as a Board Member with the United Ways of California, member of the United Ways of California Public Policy Committee, Commissioner with Community Action Partnership, member of the Greater Riverside Chamber Government Affairs Committee, and Advisory Member of the California Baptist University Jabs School of Business. She is most proud of her volunteer work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County & Inland Empire, having mentored her little from 3rd grade to now first-generation college student.
Prior to joining United Way of the Inland Valleys, Lisa was the Executive Director of Philanthropy for Loma Linda University Health and Vice President of Development for two human service organizations in Southern California. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business / Accounting from the University of Arizona, a Master’s degree from Claremont School of Theology, and completed postgraduate studies in Ethics at Claremont School of Theology.
She attained the Certificate in Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in 2015, and she is a member of The Association of Fundraising Professionals. She routinely speaks at conferences about philanthropy and ethics, faith and philanthropy, nonprofit financial management, and fundraising.
Heidi Robertson, MPH is the Program Officer –
Health for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
In this position she supports the Tribe’s strategic philanthropic efforts related to health, community development, and the environment; supports data & evaluation; and facilitates monthly webinars. Prior to this, she has experience managing grants; both as the Nutrition/Program Analyst for the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. – Area Agency on Aging, Region 8 and also as a Community Health Improvement Extension Agent for the U.S. Peace Corps. Ms. Robertson has a Master’s degree in Public Health and a Bachelor’s degree in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics.