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Ify Mora

Director, Program Operations  |  Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Ify Mora joined Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies (MACP) in August 2018 as Director, Program Operations. In this role, Ify works with Program leadership and other cross-functional colleagues to ensure the effective implementation and improvement of MACP grantmaking policies, practices, and processes.Ify previously was Director of Operations at the Barr Foundation. She joined Barr as an Associated Grantmakers Diversity Fellow in 2009, then served in a variety of roles until her appointment, in 2014, as Director of Operations. In that role, Ify was responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day operations of the Foundation, working in close partnership with staff across the organization, and providing oversight to the operations and grants management team.Ify holds a bachelor’s degree in quantitative economics and Spanish from Tufts University and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University. She chairs the 2019 Learning Conference Planning Committee for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and is a member of the GuideStar Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of the Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University.She lives in Eden Prairie, MN, with her husband, Osiel Gonzalez and their dog, Chico.