Kyung B. Yoon
Kyung B. Yoon is a leader in building philanthropy and investments to address critical needs in the Asian American community. As a co-founder and current president of KACF, she has helped develop the foundation to be a leading funder of Korean and Asian American community organizations in the Greater New York City area and to become a recognized model for inclusive and participatory philanthropy in immigrant communities.
Vice President of Programs & Operations
Brennan Gang oversees KACF’s grantmaking and other program-related initiatives. Most recently, she served as Program Officer for the New York Women’s Foundation where she helped to manage over $2 million grantmaking budget, including strategic review and analysis of grant applications, and develop short- and long-term strategies in three areas of work: grantmaking, capacity building, and public education and advocacy.
Ellen Rae Huang
Director of Special Events
Ellen Rae Huang oversees the special events KACF hosts throughout the year, including the Annual Gala, Golf Classic, and other donor/cultivation events. Prior to joining KACF, she was the Director of Special Events & Individual Giving at StoryCorps. Ellen enjoys traveling, hiking, snorkeling, and spending time with her two kids in Brooklyn.
Sarah F. Song
Director of Development
Sarah F. Song works with KACF’s staff, board members, and volunteers on fundraising strategies. She is a founder of a youth leadership development program called Project Anchor. She was formerly at the Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) as a Korean Healthcare Program Manager and built and launched the Korean program to provide free primary care to low-income, uninsured Korean Americans.
Monica uses her communications skills to share our vision and connect people to our values so that they are inspired to help power KACF’s mission. In her previous role as the Communications Officer of Korean Community Services (KCS), she established a communications infrastructure and developed strategies that successfully grew the organization’s digital presence and bolstered fundraising, advocacy, and crisis response efforts. Monica found herself drawn to a career in nonprofit communications as she was completing the KACF Capacity Building Fellowship in 2020.
Young supports KACF’s grant making and program initiatives. She has helped build programs for Korean American and Korean immigrant groups in grassroots organizations in the US and South Korea. This includes working as a Case Manager and Program Coordinator for Liberty in North Korea and leading education programs at Give Chances, a nonprofit that provides afterschool programs for underprivileged children and youth.
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