Program Officer - Civic Participation; Economic Opportunity; Health
As program officer at Rose Community Foundation, Tricia Bonman oversees grantmaking in civic participation, economic opportunity and health. She joined Rose Community Foundation in 2016 and led the former program area focused on health, as well as spearheaded the organization’s grantmaking in the Community Action Fund, which focused on immigrants, refugees, anti-hate and anti-discrimination. Before joining Rose Community Foundation, Bonman was a development manager with the Arthritis Foundation, where she managed special events and office-wide volunteer coordination. Prior to this, Bonman served as an Americorps VISTA with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, where she provided support for grandparents and non-parent relatives raising children. She is a former volunteer with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).
Bonman holds a master’s degree in International Human Rights from the University of Denver, and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Hispanic Studies from Washington College in Maryland. Originally hailing from the Philippines, she has also lived in Japan, Delaware, Maryland and Idaho, and is happy to call Denver home. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, volunteering at community events and video chatting with her niece and nephew.