As grants manager, Aaron O’Callaghan oversees the Water Foundation’s processes to ensure grantees receive funds in a timely and responsive manner. In this capacity, he also tracks reporting to our funders, executes contracts to support the foundation’s work, and works closely with the director of finance and operations on accounting, financial reporting, and governmental filings. Aaron has over a decade of experience in program management, providing expertise to a variety of philanthropic programs.
Prior to joining the Water Foundation, he conducted research on the ecological systems of Lake Tahoe and the Bay-Delta in coordination with University of California, Davis and the USDA Agricultural Research Service. He received a BS in Environmental Biology and Management from UC Davis.