Jonah Meyers is a program manager on the Managed Organizations team. He provides operational, financial, and programmatic services for a portfolio of projects within the New Venture Fund, Hopewell Fund, and Windward Fund—all 501(c)(3) public charities—and the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. His portfolio focuses on civic engagement, social justice, and advocacy issues. In addition to working with fiscally sponsored projects, Jonah helps to manage the firm’s advocacy compliance practice.
Prior to joining Arabella, Jonah served as a graduate assistant for the University of Maryland School of Public Policy’s Do Good Institute (DGI) while pursuing his graduate degree. At DGI, he taught an undergraduate philanthropy class and organized the Do Good Challenge, a campus-wide philanthropy competition, among other responsibilities. Before and during graduate school, Jonah gained a wide array of nonprofit experience at the International Rescue Committee, InterAction, the Rights and Resources Initiative, Tostan International, and the CLINIC.
Outside work, Jonah volunteers with the Outdoor Alliance and Miriam’s Kitchen and enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, skiing, cooking, and home brewing. Jonah has a BA in anthropology and an MPP with a concentration in international nonprofit management from the University of Maryland.