Samantha Toy, Senior Grants Associate

Samantha Toy is the Senior Grants Associate at the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. She partners with program and accounting staff to ensure accurate and timely proposal and grant processes.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Samantha served as Program Officer at the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, where she guided a diverse portfolio of nonprofit arts and culture organizations through the process of applying for and receiving municipal funding. Her background in the nonprofit arts sector also includes grant writing positions at Carnegie Hall and Studio 42, and serving as Company Manager at the San Francisco Playhouse.

Samantha holds a Master of Public Administration from the City University of New York’s Baruch College, and a BA in Sociology and minor in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.