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Nathan Boon

Senior Program Officer
Environment and Public Space

Nathan Boon manages grantmaking under the Environment and Public Space program related to advancing our objectives to reduce illegal dumping, reduce sewage overflows, and increase green stormwater infrastructure.

As a Senior Program Officer with the William Penn Foundation, Nathan supports equity- and data-driven solutions for clean water, community greening, and outdoor access across Greater Philadelphia. Nathan draws on a strong scientific and technical grounding in water quality and supply issues alongside a professional and personal dedication to the cultural and social drivers essential to long-term solutions that are both environmentally sustainable and racially just. As a leader in sustainability, environmental philanthropy, and water resource management, Nathan serves on the boards of The Energy Co-Op, The Funders Network, and the Philadelphia section of the American Water Resources Association.

Nathan’s professional experience includes work in management consulting and in the non-profit sector where he was embedded in francophone Cameroon working on water access, sanitation, and health. Nathan holds degrees in Earth & Environmental Science from Wesleyan and a graduate certificate in Environmental Science, Health, and Policy from The George Washington University.

Originally from Jenkintown, Nathan lives with his family in Fairmount.