Tatiana Hernandez: CEO

Boulder, CO – Community Foundation Boulder County has hired Tatiana Hernandez as its new CEO. Hernandez comes to Community Foundation Boulder County from her role as President of Emily Griffith Foundation, where she has been responsible for raising funds to support the students and programs of Emily Griffith Technical College. Previously, she served as a Senior Program Officer at the Kresge Foundation.

Prior to that, Hernandez was Arts Director for Hemera Foundation where, in partnership with the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and Colorado Creative Industries, she developed Arts in Society, Colorado’s largest private-public funding program for the arts. Hernandez began her philanthropic career at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, where she led the Knight Arts Challenge, supporting artists and arts organizations in eight cities, and oversaw a portfolio of over $100 million in investments and distributed $10 million annually.

Prior to philanthropy, Tatiana worked in the nonprofit sector on issues ranging from college access to climate change. She has served on a variety of boards, including Grantmakers in the Arts, and currently is co-chair for the Community Arts, Culture, Transformation and Science (ACTS) Fund Committee.

For more than 25 years, Community Foundation Boulder County (CFBC) has served as a community catalyst, responding to immediate needs, while anticipating future challenges. Through informed decision-making, the foundation ignites action and mobilizes diverse resources to improve the quality of life and access to opportunities for everyone in Boulder County.