Kenneth Jones

Director of Development and Community Impact

Kenneth Jones has worked and volunteered in the nonprofit sector for over a decade. Previously, Kenneth was the Director of Development at Breathe Southern California (Breathe SoCal) and the Emphysema Foundation of America (EFA) where he led and implemented all fundraising efforts. Kenneth was also the Associate Director of Development at the Braille Institute for nearly four years, where he raised funds during the challenging global pandemic, to support services for the visually impaired. Moreover, he played a significant role as the Major Gifts Associate at the Los Angeles LGBT Center during a historic capital campaign for the Anita May Rosenstein Campus. He gained valuable experience through internships at the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region and the Los Angeles County Arts and Culture, nurturing his passion for philanthropy.

Throughout his journey, Kenneth’s contributions have been recognized with accolades such as the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award and commendations from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the Los Angeles County Probation Department.

Kenneth studied Business Management at Western Governors University. He also is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) of Greater Los Angeles where he engages with fellow professionals to foster growth and collaboration within the fundraising community.

In his spare time, Kenneth enjoys invigorating road trips, cherishing moments with family, and exploring thought-provoking documentaries.