Olive Mosier, Director, Arts Funding
Olive joined the Foundation in February 2000 and oversees the Foundation's cultural grantmaking. Her work involves designing strategies for effective funding as well as managing her own portfolio of grants. She serves on Mayor Nutter’s Cultural Advisory Council, and for six years served on the board of directors of Grantmakers in the Arts, a national affinity group. Olive was involved in the design of the Pennsylvania Cultural Data Project and sits on its governing board.Prior to joining the Foundation, she served in a White House appointment as director of the Office of Policy, Research, & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts during the Clinton Administration. She also worked as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies (now Americans for the Arts) and as executive director of National Artists Equity Association, both in Washington, D.C. Olive studied art history at the graduate level at Northwestern University, and holds a master’s degree in arts management from The American University and a bachelor of fine arts degree in art history from Howard University.