Leigh Jenkins

Programme Support Manager

Leigh Jenkins

Leigh joined the Foundation in July 2017 in the new role of Programme Support Manager. Working as part of the Service Delivery Team, she supports the development and implementation of efficient, effective and responsive processes to manage the Foundation’s grant giving. Prior to joining the Foundation Leigh worked for the youth volunteering charity vInspired where she was responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of its programmes and services to support young people to take positive social action in their communities.

Leigh has a degree in International Relations from the University of St Andrews and is a committed volunteer herself, undertaking roles with a number of charities working in this field.

Having both worked and volunteered within charities delivering services for those facing disadvantage, Leigh has experience of the significant practical challenges many face in the current financial climate and is passionate about the work of the Foundation in supporting them to adapt and develop internal practices for longer‐term sustainability.