Amaya Howard, MPA was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and spent the majority of her life living in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas. She graduated with her bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas with a major in Political Science. She continued her education there and obtained her Master's of Public Administration, with an emphasis on Nonprofit Management. She also served a one-year term as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. From then, Amaya volunteered and worked with various national and local nonprofit organizations, primarily in development and grant writing. She now is located in the heart of Philadelphia assisting nonprofit organizations nationwide with increasing their organizational capacity.
Amaya founded Samaritan Grants in 2018 to help organizations like yours get the proper resources to thrive. Let Samaritan Grants work for you!
India Watson is a Philadelphia native who is passionate about creating change through nonprofit organizations. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, India gained experience working with organizations to increase efficacy and impact within the nonprofit sector. In understanding that nonprofits are often the backbone of many communities and an integral part of our society, she has made it her mission to drive change by supporting nonprofit organizations and small businesses.
Jayla Washington has been passionate about uplifting communities her entire life. Since obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Drexel University, Jayla has dedicated her time to positively impacting the communities she is a part of. Jayla has served in many facets of the nonprofit sector. She now continues this journey by utilizing her skills to advocate for nonprofit organizations and small businesses she believes in.