Jasmine McGhee

Associate, Integrated Capitals & Communities

Jasmine McGhee is the Associate, Integrated Capitals & Communities at Heron. Prior to Heron, Jasmine was an intern at Nonprofit VOTE and a student advisor at Northeastern University’s Global Experience Office. Her professional background also includes an internship at the Northern Ireland Migrant Centre in Belfast, where she worked on a multimedia project that captured refugee and immigrant narratives. She earned her B.A. in International Affairs from Northeastern University. 


In the Pulse & Publications

Nov 5, 2020

Optimizing Our Fixed Income Portfolio

Last year, Heron decided to pull $30 million of our fixed income portfolio in-house, to be managed by an internal fixed income manager, Barbara VanScoy. In this blog post, we chronicle the experiences that led to and came from that decision.

Nov 11, 2019

Heron Presidential Podcast Ep. 2

We are back with another episode of our Presidential Podcast, where we talk to Dana K. Bezerra about what Heron is doing, thinking, and learning. In this episode, we discuss how Heron is placing community agency and wisdom front and center in the next phase of our work.

Nov 11, 2019

Heron Presidential Podcast Ep. 2: The Key Takeaways

We’ve published another episode of our Presidential Podcast, where we talk to Dana K. Bezerra about what Heron is doing, thinking, and learning. In this blog post, we outline the key takeaways.

Aug 26, 2019

Nuts & Bolts: The Uses & Limits of Data as We Work in the San Joaquin Valley

In this post, we discuss our efforts to better integrate data as we try to understand the opportunities and challenges facing the San Joaquin Valley.

Apr 29, 2019

General Operating Support: The Effective Thing to Do; The Respectful Thing to Do

General operating support can provide nonprofit organizations with the flexibility to plan, innovate, and pivot in their work. So, why don’t more foundations provide general operating support as part of their grantmaking strategies? In this post, we chat with Mary Jo Mullan, a former and longtime member of the Heron team, about the importance of general operating support.

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