Tracy Yassini brings over 20 years of fund development and grant writing experience to the Fordable Fundraising team. Over this time, she’s written successful federal, state, corporate nonprofit, charitable trust, community, and private foundation grants for tribal governments, private and public companies, nonprofit organizations, and local governments. She has a wide array of interests which include education, environmental issues, food systems, public safety, and rare/single disease research.
Tracy held key leadership positions at larger “institutional nonprofits” such as City of Hope National Medical Center, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the American Heart Association – experiences which have fortified her ability to shape persuasive, solid grant proposals that get funded. In addition, her understanding of programs, budgets, and organizational development enables her to “put all the pieces together” in a cohesive manner.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Los Angeles region.
Tracy is a native Californian, born in Hollywood and raised in Huntington Beach. Her hobbies are surfing, salsa, traveling, and cooking when not looking for resources to make the world a better place.