Savannah Becknell

Grants Manager

Savannah joined the de Beaumont Foundation as Grants Manager in May 2024. She is responsible for overseeing the grants management process and supporting the management of the Foundation’s operations and finance systems.

Previously, Savannah worked as the Program Operations Manager, CityTutor DC at CityBridge Education and the Program Associate, Shelter Mentorship Program at the Institute for Shelter Care. In both roles, she designed and implemented the operational systems for newly launched initiatives, specializing in budget and grant management, project planning, data system administration and stakeholder collaboration.

Savannah is particularly passionate about building processes and systems that expand programmatic capacity, and monitoring progress and impact to inform strategy for equity-centered results.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from University of Maryland, College Park.