Omari Okwulu

Grants Team Administrator

Before joining LCF, Omari interned at Kingston University as an Inclusive Curriculum Graduate Intern after completing her Top-Up Degree in Media Skills. She was responsible for devising and delivering social media campaigns, assisting with the delivery of the Inclusive Curriculum Consultants Programme and supported with the strategy to improve stakeholder engagement with the Programme.

Prior to this she was the Junior Producer for Educational Products at Into Film, a film education charity. She has also worked at a number of arts organisations & charities including The British Museum, Black Cultural Archives and Battersea Arts Centre producing digital content, co-delivering workshops and supporting the delivery of project and programmes.

Role

Omari assists the Grants & Impact team with the delivery of The London Community Foundation's grant-making programmes. On any given day, she might be providing advice, guidance or support to potential applicants interested in applying for funding, carrying out initial eligibility checks, assisting with the payments of grants, minuting meetings, or providing admin support to the team.

Ask her about

Omari is very interested in user experience (UX) design for grant-making. She is also very passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, and tackling social and economic inequality.

We love London

What Omari loves about London is the green spaces! She has a few favourites, but Riverview Walk in Lewisham takes the top spot because it’s so scenic.

Fun fact

Omari used to be a cheerleader.