Adrienne R. Mundorf, MPH is vice president, programs and strategy for the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, where she works to define program strategies and direct program staff. She also serves as the lead strategist on all initiatives related to health, including working with grantee partners and serving as a thought partner with others in addressing health disparities throughout the community.
Adrienne’s community roles include co-founder and steering committee member of the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund; coordinator of the Ohio Regional Convergence Partnership, a state-wide funder collaborative to support multi-field partnerships in achieving equitable and sustainable policy changes specifically around increased access to healthy foods and health care; co-chair of Philanthropy Ohio’s Health Initiative Steering Committee and membership on the Philanthropy Ohio Public Policy committee; secretary of the Health Policy Institute of Ohio board of directors; and chair of the Church of the Saviour Foundation and member of the Church of the Saviour Metro Ministries Council.
In 2020, she was the Philanthropy Ohio 2020 Emerging Ohio Philanthropist Awardee. In 2019, she received the Women of Professional Excellence award from the YWCA of Greater Cleveland.
Prior to joining SOCF in 2016, Adrienne worked at Tulane University, where she served in a dual role as senior program manager of the Global Community Health & Behavioral Sciences Department and as policy and advocacy manager at the Tulane Prevention Research Center.
She holds a Master of Public Health from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Kalamazoo College. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Malawi 2002-2005) during which she developed a passion for promoting food justice and advancing a whole family approach.
She lives in University Heights with her husband and two young daughters.