RevitalizeYC Advsiory Board

Taylor Edwards

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Kendra Bickham - Community Development Consultant and Grant Writer

Kendra Bickham possesses over 17 years of executive-level leadership and consulting with nonprofits with budgets ranging from $180,000 all the way up to $25 million. She has written and received millions of dollars in grants that has helped many nonprofits develop sustainability.

Highlights of her experience include public policy and advocacy for The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities Initiative; board leadership with the Humboldt-Del Norte Healthcare District, with an emphasis on prevention for better health outcomes; homeless prevention and affordable housing development; forming the Continuum of Care for Del Norte County, California, where she also spearheaded the first point-in-time count of area homeless; food systems development, pioneering the first Food Policy Council in Del Norte County; child abuse prevention initiatives, including Differential Response; work with the Hmong refugee population; and healthy youth development. In her most recent role, Kendra served as the founding Executive Director, helping launch a new organization in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, providing support for homeless children and their families. Kendra helped provide support leading to the successful acquisition of historical preservation funding for one of the buildings in the historical downtown area in Yates Center, Kansas and recently agreed to serve on the advisory board, to provide support for Revitalize YC. She feels the work they are doing is vital for the economic viability of the area and will help create a more vibrant, sustainable community.