Imani West joined the Golden LEAF Foundation in September 2022 as the Food Distribution Assistance Program Associate. The program will make grants to nonprofit organizations to become food bank partner agencies, to expand capacity for these partners and to establish or enhance school-based food assistance programs. In her current role, Imani supports the Food Distribution Assistance Program Manager in the implementation of the program, including contributing to program and process development, reviewing program applications, recommending funding, monitoring grantees, and ensuring program compliance.
Before joining Golden LEAF, Imani was the Administrative Director of The Point Care Center. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing the operation and compliance of four food pantries in the triangle, working closely with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Prior to her time at The Point Care Center, she held key roles in the Town of Holly Springs Development Services Department and Habitat for Humanity of Wake County as an Americorp service member. She has expertise in program development and implementation, program compliance and monitoring, and budget reporting.
Imani earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Campbell University and Master of Arts degree in Human Services Counseling from Liberty University in 2018.
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