Sissy Weldon

Program Associate, Domestic Programs

Sissy Weldon

Sissy Weldon coordinates domestic grantmaking activities for the program department of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. In this role, she works closely with the Foundation’s Substance Use Prevention strategic initiative to monitor current grants and supports the development, review, and presentation of domestic grant proposals. Prior to joining the Hilton Foundation, Weldon served as the Program Coordinator, Outreach and Communications at the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse in Atlanta, Georgia where she worked to reduce the impact of substance use in Georgia’s communities through education, advocacy and training. While working at the Georgia Council, Weldon became familiar with the Foundation’s substance use prevention work through her involvement in Project Amp with the Center for Social Innovation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from the University of Georgia.

Posts by Sissy Weldon

  1. Our News

    Facing Addiction in America: A Call to Action from the United States Surgeon General

    Substance Use Prevention December 20, 2016 By Sissy Weldon

    Facing Addiction in America: A Call to Action from the Unites States Surgeon General

  2. Our News

    Relationships, Collaboration and Learning: Measuring Progress, Addressing Challenges

    Substance Use Prevention November 7, 2016 By Sissy Weldon

    On October 13 and 14, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation hosted the fourth annual Youth Substance Use Prevention and Early Intervention Strategic Initiative convening in Washington D.C. This meeting serves as an opportunity for partner organizations to learn about progress in advancing screening and early intervention approaches for youth, as well as to discuss emerging issues, and network with practitioners and experts in the field.

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