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Dylan Hoos | Program Officer

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Dylan Hoos has been working with JFF since 2015. He leads the grantmaking in Colorado and helps guide grants in the LGBTQ issues and Justice portfolios. His grantmaking experience ranges from large-scale national advocacy and policy development to rural community building. Previously, Dylan worked at the Telluride Foundation helping structure and implement new economic development programs in post-resource-extraction communities. In his time with the Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation, Hoos helped design procedures for the execution of over $40 million in grants focused on early childhood education and creating a level playing field for those living in poverty and adversity. For five summers, he guided outdoor adventure trips in California, Colorado and Puerto Rico. Hoos holds a degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia where he also studied architecture. He currently serves on the board of Mountainfilm and the advisory committee of the Fund for a Safer Future. He spends his free time skiing, mountain climbing, and traveling.