Frank DeGiovanni

Frank DeGiovanni

Public Member
Frank DeGiovanni served as the Director of the Financial Assets unit of the Ford Foundation, leading the foundation’s worldwide efforts to build financial assets for disadvantaged people through grants and Program Related Investments (PRIs).

Previously, he was Deputy Director of Program Related Investments at the Ford Foundation, where he was responsible for creating and monitoring a diverse loan portfolio of organizations promoting community and economic development in the United States and internationally.

Before joining the Ford Foundation in 1992, DeGiovanni was associate professor and senior research associate at the New School for Social Research in New York City. DeGiovanni has a Ph.D. and M.R.P. in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.