Y & H Soda Foundation
Aimee Durfee is a Senior Program Officer at the Y&H Soda Foundation, managing Family Economic Success grantmaking for Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Through her career experience working in intermediary, philanthropic, legal, policy and direct-service nonprofits, Durfee has developed expertise in law, workforce/economic development, employment/labor, public benefits and women’s economic self-sufficiency issues, as well as nonprofit capacity building, program design/evaluation, group facilitation and collaborative development.
In her previous position as Vice President for Community Investment at the United Way of the Bay Area, Durfee worked with agencies in Napa, Solano and Marin counties to develop innovative collaborative solutions to address the challenges of poverty. She led United Way’s public policy work, and provided technical assistance, fundraising support and facilitation to four of United Way’s SparkPoint Centers, which are collaborative programs working to help families build income and assets, improve credit and reduce debt.
Durfee has also worked as Advice and Counsel Attorney at the Transgender Law Center, Program Manager at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development and was the Ruth Chance Law Fellow at Equal Rights Advocates.