In 2023, JustFund welcomed over 20 new partners committed to centering equity in their grantmaking and working together to #resetphilanthopy for good. Values-aligned funders including: California Wellness Foundation, Communities First, Liberty Hill Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation, Siegel Family Endowment, Social Venture Partners International and Zoom Cares made the switch to the common grant application, making…

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Welcome to JustFund’s People Behind the Platform series, where we introduce our incredible team! Today, we are thrilled to introduce Joseph Mercurio, Senior Product Manager. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and spent most of my professional career working in Manhattan. I currently live in the Hudson Valley where I enjoy going…

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Welcome to JustFund’s People Behind the Platform series, where we introduce our incredible team! Today, we are thrilled to introduce Maisha Billingsley, Client Operations Manager. Before joining the JustFund team, I spent 8+ years working my way up in operations for SaaS (software as a service), E-commerce and Non-Profit organizations. Since I was young, I’ve…

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Dear JustFund Community, Our hearts continue to break with the injustices we are experiencing daily around the country and around the world. At JustFund, we exist to ensure communities historically excluded from traditional philanthropy have the resources they need to thrive. The need for philanthropy to change the way it gives has never been more…

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Welcome to JustFund’s People Behind the Platform series, where we introduce our incredible team! Today, we are thrilled to introduce Preeti Shukla, Head of Product and Engineering. Before joining this incredible JustFund team, I spent 18 years leading development of B2B products and running a B2C Startup in the home design space. I learned the…

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Dear JustFund Community, It took me a long time to realize the importance of rest and renewal, not just as a form of self-care, but as a catalyst for innovation and growth. I have had to learn that taking time off isn’t being lazy and that resting for a period of time isn’t shirking my…

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Welcome to JustFund’s People Behind the Platform series, where we introduce our incredible team! Today, we are thrilled to introduce Rachel Haytt, Customer Engagement Manager. Prior to joining the JustFund Team in 2019, I worked in a variety of nonprofit and public interest settings centered around education organizing and advocacy work, and focused on expanding…

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Dear JustFund Community, After five years building and refining the JustFund Common ApplicationTM JustFund is launching an even more streamlined common application process to make sure you have a simple and easy way to access multiple funding opportunities on JustFund and share your work with thousands of donors utilizing the JustFund platform to search for new grantees. Log…

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Welcome to JustFund’s People Behind the Platform series, where we introduce our incredible team! Today, we are thrilled to introduce Zareen Rahman, JustFund’s Director of Finance and Operations. I grew up in my parents office, where they worked as insurance brokers full-time and served their community and growing family the remainder of the time. Being…

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