Tameka Edwards-Chihota is responsible for managing the grant making process. With over 15 years of experience working with non-profits as an event planning and fundraising professional Tameka has been responsible for raising millions of dollars for community-based groups. Most recently Tameka served as the Executive Manager of a regional convention center.
Tameka coordinates educational and social networking programs, service events and fundraisers in her home city of Gary, Indiana. She has worked with the Boys and Girls Club, Urban League, The Salvation Army and Susan G Komen for the Cure in an effort to create impactful community programs and events in the city.
She helped create a forum for local youth to discuss their rights and proper interaction with law enforcement and helped a local student afford the opportunity to attend a NASA space camp. Tameka is passing on the legacy of stewardship to her daughter, who often volunteers with her. Tameka is living a life of service as the past social chair and community service chair for Sigma Theta Zeta graduated chapter of Zeta Phi Beta.
Director, Englewood Portfolio
Executive Assistant / Office Manager
Grants and Database Administrator
Web Development Manager
Director, Public Safety Portfolio and Special Initiatives
Director, Little Village Portfolio
Director, Community Capital Portfolio
Director, Education Portfolio