Alexandria Featherston-Gomez

Grants Officer, Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Alexandria Featherston-Gomez is the Grants Officer at the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. She supports the operational success, program delivery, grantmaking strategies and evaluation of Grants Management.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Alexandria interned at Featherston & Associates, assisting with operations, logistics and research. A music aficionado and clarinet player, Alexandria provided office support to the Walden School, an acclaimed summer music school and festival offering programs that emphasize creative application through the study of musicianship, improvisation and composition. Alexandria’s internships in schools, law offices and consulting firms have affirmed her commitment to using research to inform and advance equitable social policy.

Alexandria holds a BS in Psychology from the University of California, Davis.


Effective Family Philanthropy in Action

Living Our Values Through Stakeholder Compensation

Posted on July 15, 2023 by Alexandria Featherston-Gomez, Shelley Trott

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What does it look like to equitably compensate grantees and other partners and how can funders do it in a way that aligns with their values? The Kenneth Rainin Foundation explored this question and shares their process for paying stakeholders. This piece was originally published by the Kenneth Rainin Foundation and is re-published here with permission. In 2022 we wrote about our… Read More