Chief Grants Officer
Since joining YPI in 2002, originally as Director of Development, Stan Saunders has raised funding to develop and support education, technology, and training services for youth and families in Los Angeles.
Programs and services funded include charter schools, afterschool tutoring and enrichment, health and wellness projects, job training, public computer centers, and place-based initiatives to support families such as the Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood and Los Angeles Promise Zone.
Prior to joining Youth Policy Institute, Stan worked as a technical and marketing writer in Los Angeles and taught American history for several years at area community colleges. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, he is married with two daughters.