Paul Bonfanti
Director of Strategic Initiatives

As Director of Strategic Initiatives for Charitable Ventures, Paul Bonfanti leads Charitable Ventures’ Consulting Division, providing expert services to existing nonprofits, foundations, government agencies, and community collaboratives. Client Services provides consulting support in fund development, grants, evaluation, assessment, planning, facilitation, community, marketing, and a broad array of other services.

Paul has over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to his current position, Paul served as Director of Planning and Policy Analysis at Villanova University and Senior Project Manager at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, where he directed the Parks Revitalization Project, a public-private partnership in the City of Philadelphia. He co-designed and taught classes in Nonprofit Management and Research and Analysis for Villanova’s Master of Public Administration Program, and served on the Board of Directors of five nonprofit organizations.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Drew University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Villanova University. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He and his wife live in Aliso Viejo with their twin tween daughters.

Contact Information:
Tel: 714.647.0900 ext. 109
Mail: 1505 E. 17th Street, Suite 101 • Santa Ana • CA • 92705