Shelley Hoss joined the Orange County Community Foundation as president in 2000. She works with the Board of Governors to oversee the mission and direction of the Community Foundation and also works with donors to help them achieve strategic impact with their giving. Prior to joining OCCF, Shelley served as the executive director of Girls Incorporated of Orange County and in several leadership positions at the Orangewood Children’s Foundation. Shelley served as founding chair of the Orange County Funders Roundtable, sits on the board of the League of California Community Foundations, and is a guest lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. She is a Phi Beta Kappa scholar with a joint Master’s degree in Business and Public Administration from the Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine. Hoss resides in Laguna Niguel with her husband and son.



How can family foundations and community foundations work most effectively together?

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Tim Ober, Shelley Hoss, National Center for Family Philanthropy, Keith Swayne, Audrey Jacobs, Ann Mulholland

Are there good examples of family foundations working closely with the donor community, brought to the table via the community foundation, to strengthen philanthropic initiatives broadly? How can we partner with the community foundations in our state to know community goals and make more effective grants in those areas? … Read More