Noah S. Bernstein
Director of the Quality Jobs Fund and Senior Program Officer
As Director of the Quality Jobs Fund, Noah manages more than $100M in social impact investments, building strategic partnerships to advance job quality across the country. These efforts have catalyzed innovative economic opportunity and mobility solutions in underserved communities nationwide. They have also provided policy guidance to leaders at both the state and federal level. As part of this role, Noah served as an expert practitioner on California’s Future of Work Commission to develop new models and use philanthropy to build a broad agenda to promote economic equity in skill development, job readiness and civic training across the state.
As Senior Program Officer, Noah works across the Foundation to guide and sharpen program investments and strategy, and promote sustainability with both new projects and ongoing charitable work. He serves as a key advisor, working closely with the Foundation President and Board of Directors on program research and performance, field-building, evaluation and learning, public charity governance and operations, and financial investment due diligence.
Noah received his undergraduate degree from Wheaton College in Massachusetts in Religious Studies, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He received his M.P.A. in Public and Non-Profit Management and Policy at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School for Public Service.
Noah currently serves on the Board of Word Up, a multi-language, general-interest, community-led bookshop and arts space.