Estevan Muñoz-Howard is a philanthropic and organizational consultant with over 15 years experience leading programs and coalitions in the nonprofit sector. He previously served as Director of Program Strategy at the Marguerite Casey Foundation, which supports leaders and initiatives focused on building power for communities of color throughout the country. Prior to joining MCF, he was a senior program officer at the Piper Fund, leading the fund’s Money in Politics Reform grantmaking program. During his tenure, Estevan organized donors, convened field partners, and helped raise and steward funding for community-based organizations working to build durable power for communities of color and create the inclusive democracy our nation has never had.
Estevan also serves as Treasurer for the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, as co-chair of the Democracy NW Funders Table, and as co-chair of the Progress Alliance of Washington.
Before joining the Piper Fund, Estevan worked as development director for Arts Corps and Social Justice Fund NW, and as executive director of the Youth Media Institute. He also helped lead the successful Honest Elections Seattle campaign of 2015—the historic initiative to implement the world’s first Democracy Voucher program. He is passionate about democracy, community organizing, and the diffusion of power. Estevan is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound.