Trudy Lindsey-Dinkins

Program Delivery Manager

Trudy Lindsey-Dinkins sees the impact of our work every time an applicant writes a letter of gratitude for the assistance they received when they were at their most vulnerable. As Program Delivery Manager for E4E Relief, Trudy works with our Grant Specialists to ensure compassionate and thorough attention is offered to every application. Her depth of knowledge in grantmaking to individuals and understanding the program parameters for each client allow her to lead with steadiness while providing timely relief.

Trudy has been a part of our team for the past seven years, starting her career with E4E Relief as a Grant Specialist. In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities, Trudy excels at managing special project funds, such as The Napa Valley Community Fund, established to help Napa Valley homeowners during natural disasters such as earthquakes or wildfires. During the pandemic, she skillfully managed the Brave of Heart Fund, a unique fund that responded to the emotional and financial needs of frontline healthcare workers families that lost a loved one to COVID-19.

In her spare time, Trudy loves to travel with her daughters. They have a funny habit of suddenly bursting into different accents or singing voices in the middle of a conversation!

The best part of the job

"We are able to bring hope to people who sometimes find themselves in hopeless situations."

words to live by

"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way." - Martin Luther King Jr.