Tenille Metti

Assistant Communications Manager

Tenille Metti

Tenille Metti serves as a liaison between the Communications team, other Foundation departments and external partners, to help plan and implement communication programs that further the mission of the Foundation, increase the impact of grantmaking, and share knowledge to strengthen the nonprofit sector. In this role, she supports key constituents through media relations, marketing, public relations and online platforms to ensure brand consistency, coordination of messages, and external communications, including organization-wide electronic and print communications. Prior to Metti’s role as an assistant communications manager, she served on the Foundation’s Domestic Programs team as program associate, coordinating grantmaking activities for the Substance Use Prevention Strategic Initiative. Before Metti’s role as a program associate, she worked as grants assistant in the Foundation’s grants management department. Prior to joining the Foundation, Metti served as administrative assistant at the Peace Development Fund, a San Francisco-based non-profit, focused on community-based grantmaking for social justice. Metti holds a Master of Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Minor in Peace and Justice Studies from the University of San Francisco.

Posts by Tenille Metti

  1. Our News

    Catholic Sisters: The Sustainable Development Goals Personified

    Catholic Sisters November 2, 2016 By Tenille Metti

    Partners Join the Catholic Sisters Initiative team in Nairobi, Kenya to Discuss Sisters’ Role in Sustainable Development

  2. Our News

    The Power of Effective Messaging

    Substance Use Prevention December 9, 2015 By Tenille Metti

    On November 10 and 11, we hosted our third annual Substance Use Prevention grantee and stakeholder convening in Washington, D.C. Grantees and partners came together 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.

  3. Our News

    Celebrating Recovery, Looking Towards the Intersection of Education and Public Health

    Substance Use Prevention September 16, 2015 By Alexa Eggleston, Tenille Metti

    National Recovery Month focuses on bringing awareness to mental health and substance use disorders and celebrating those who are in recovery. As we celebrate the millions of people in recovery, it is important to recognize the actions foundations and other organizations can take to strengthen the entire continuum of services for youth, especially in educational settings.

  4. Our News

    The Opportunity That Lies Within Early Intervention

    Substance Use Prevention June 8, 2015 By Tenille Metti

    So often in our conversations with policy makers, practitioners, and families across the country about preventing and reducing substance use among youth, people express a mixture of optimism and concern.

  5. Our News

    One Size Does Not Fit All

    Substance Use Prevention November 25, 2014 By Tenille Metti

    On November 13, over 60 grantees, stakeholders, and members of our team gathered in Washington, DC for the Foundation's second annual youth substance use prevention and early intervention strategic initiative convening.

  6. Our News

    Partners in Substance Abuse Prevention and Early Intervention

    Substance Use Prevention January 26, 2014 By Tenille Metti

    we held the first annual convening for our Substance Use Prevention Strategic Initiative in Washington, D.C

  7. Our News

    Grantmaking with Ed Cain

    October 9, 2013 By Tenille Metti

    Interview with Edmund J. Cain, who oversees all domestic and international grant programming at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, including overall responsibility for the Foundation's strategic planning.