Noah Atencio

Noah is the Vice President of Community Impact at Community First Foundation. Atencio brings more than 18 years of grant making and program development experience to his role of overseeing the deployment of the Foundation’s grant making resources. Prior to Community First Foundation, Atencio served in leadership positions at two of Colorado’s most prestigious grant making institutions, the Daniels Fund and El Pomar Foundation. Atencio has served on numerous commissions and advisory roles on issues related to early childhood, homelessness, and substance abuse. Atencio is a student of leadership and proud alumnus of the Presidents Leadership Class at CU Boulder, the El Pomar Fellowship in Community Service, Leadership Jeffco, and more recently the Latino Leadership Institute. He and his wife Diana are the proud parents of two sons ages six and two.

Current Position: Vice President of Community Impact, Community First Foundation

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Communication, University of Colorado Boulder

Lives In: Denver, CO

Areas of Expertise:

  • Grant Writing
  • Grants Administration
  • Leadership Development
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Philanthropy
  • Strategic Planning

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