Christopher Cardona

Program Officer, Philanthropy, Ford Foundation

Christopher Cardona is part of the Philanthropy team at the Ford Foundation and has engaged with the philanthropic community on issues that affect the sector. Before joining Ford in 2015, Chris led philanthropic services for TCC Group, specializing in strategy, capacity building, and evaluation for the social sector. Over eight years, he led projects for clients that included the Gates Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, St. David’s Foundation, the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, Echoing Green, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, and the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation. Previously, Chris worked at Hispanics in Philanthropy, where he last served as program director for the Northeast, managing seven grant-making sites and developing and implementing fund-raising strategies.