Lori Grange is the Strategy Officer in the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Effective Philanthropy Group. She has worked in philanthropy for 16 years. Previously, she was a senior director at the Pew Charitable Trusts. She led the development of new strategies on myriad state policy issues, including sentencing and corrections, dental health care for low-income children, and economic development. She also guided other staff as they developed new lines of work. Lori helped create the Pew Center on the States, led an in-house research team of 40 staff, and oversaw Stateline, an online news service providing daily analysis on state policy trends. Before Pew, Lori directed a national fellowship program for public interest lawyers at a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C. She also was a journalist at the Los Angeles Times.
Lori has been cited in a range of national and state media, including the New York Times and Associated Press, and has appeared on Fox Business News, C-Span and dozens of radio stations. An Idaho native and graduate of the University of Southern California, Lori also holds a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.