Ursula D Stewart, Grants Manager, New York State Health Foundation
At NYSHealth, Ursula ensures best practices are followed in compliance with regulatory and audit requirements, and she oversees the overall success of the database environment by implementing strategic solutions to continuously enhance NYSHealth processes.
Ursula has 30 years of grants management and database experience. She was recently recognized by Salesforce with a Trailblazer Award for leading NYSHealth’s innovative use of its grants management system. She presents at philanthropic and technology conferences, and she provides strategic analysis of processes and data management expertise to philanthropic organizations.
Ursula co-chaired the 2016 PEAK Grantmaking Conference, and she has served as co-chair of the Grants Managers Network and helped lead its transition to a national nonprofit organization. She was a member of the advisory board member for PEAK Grantmaking’s New York region and chaired its program and membership committees.
Ursula is president of and meeting facilitator for the Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Dr. Alvin S. Teirstein Sarcoidosis Support Group.
She studied French horn and music composition at the Juilliard School.