Diana Amparo Jiménez coordinates the grantmaking activities of the program department, provides programmatic and administrative support to the Homelessness team, and acts as a liaison between program staff, grantees, and external consultants. Prior to joining the Foundation, Jiménez served as Community Land Trust Project Manager for T.R.U.S.T. South LA, where she established partnerships with community development financial institutions, commercial banks, and philanthropy for viable loan products and grants to secure creative financing for purchase and rehabilitation of multifamily buildings. She also researched and developed co-op conversion strategies to build tenant capacity for homeownership. Jiménez is an experienced grant writer having worked with Brilliant Corners, a supportive housing nonprofit, and is a former public sector planner. Diana holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Policy, Planning, and Development – Sustainable Planning Emphasis from the University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy.