Emma Kopp joined the Cleveland Foundation in September 2020 as the Program Coordinator for the Youth, Health, and Human Services team and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards. In this position, Emma assists in implementing and managing major programmatic initiatives, processing internal and external grant requests, monitoring budgets and expenses, analyzing past and present grantmaking data, and acts as the point-of-contact for outside inquiries. Prior to her current position, Emma was a 2019-2020 Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellow placed at the City of Cleveland Department of Aging. Other past experience includes serving as the Heritage Home Program Assistant at the Cleveland Restoration Society and as a Job Coach at Linking Employment, Abilities, and Potential (LEAP).
Emma earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology/Sociology and Religion from Denison University. A native Clevelander, Emma enjoys being active in her community and holds leadership roles in a number of civic and philanthropic organizations.