Tony Tolentino currently serves as a Vice President with JPMorgan Chase’s Global Philanthropy group overseeing the strategy and grantmaking portfolio for the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. The portfolio supports eligible nonprofits focused on racial equity and building a more inclusive economy through community development, small business growth, workforce development, and financial empowerment.
Prior to his role at JPMC, he served as Chief Integration Officer with The Philanthropy Workshop (TPW), a community of nearly 400 philanthropists and social investors committed to solving the world’s most pressing social issues, and as Vice President with the Blackstone Charitable Foundation. At Blackstone, he was responsible for implementing the Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, a $60M+ philanthropic commitment to creating targeted regional programs globally to support entrepreneurs and small businesses. It was in this capacity that he first encountered Future Founders in 2017, when the organization was recognized as a winner of the Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge.
A native San Franciscan, Tony holds a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies & Geography from San Francisco State University and a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University. He currently serves as a member of the Market & Octavia Community Advisory Committee (CAC) and formerly served on the board of Tumml, a startup hub for urban tech.
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