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Amanda Rios Heintz

Grants Administrator

As the Grants Administrator, Amanda advances the goals of the Foundation by managing the administration of grants in all steps of the grantmaking process from application, due diligence and approval to payments and reporting.  She joined the Foundation in 2022.

Prior to her work at the Foundation, Amanda was the Grants Administrator at Fiduciary Counselling, a family office where she administered grants to several family foundations and charitable trusts to help fulfill their philanthropic goals.  She processed foundation and trust grants in accordance with client direction, IRS regulations and also managed database and grant records.    

Amanda lives in Cottage Grove, Minnesota with her husband, two children and two dogs Tucker and Arlo.  They love to cook and bake together.