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Elsa Leon

Grants Manager

Elsa serves as a Grants Manager with the Journalism and Media portfolio as well as the Conservation and Sustainable Development portfolio. She ensures the proper management of grants, including compliance with requirements, financial reporting, and ongoing monitoring.

Prior to joining the Foundation’s centralized Grants Management department in 2017, she worked as a Grants Administrator for several different programs across the Foundation. In that role, she managed grant and administrative budgets, provided advice and support to program teams on Foundation grants management procedures, budget processes, and log maintenance.

Elsa Leon works on the following MacArthur programs and projects:

Conservation & Sustainable Development

Journalism & Media

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