As the Grantmaking Coordinator for the Foundation, Yong coordinates day-to-day activities to keep our grantmaking processes running smoothly, and to help the team connect with grantees and community. She wants to ensure that everyone who partners or seeks out grants are supported in an equitable way to access the Foundation’s resources, and to better the communities we serve.
Yong joined the Bush Foundation in 2011. One of her previous roles was Marketing Assistant at the Center for Global Education at Augsburg College. Yong has an history of working in non-profits focusing on students, equity, the arts, and education.
Yong loves traveling, biking, gardening and enjoys all the natural resources that Minnesota has to offer, especially the extensive park systems.