Lydia Simpson

Grants Coordinator

Lydia is a born and raised Seattleite who is passionate about building community centered in systems change work. Lydia brings experience in direct service, development, and grants management to her role as Grants Coordinator.

Lydia enjoys volunteering with Peace Peloton, an organization that increases access to resources to stimulate growth and success for Black-owned businesses in Seattle. She also sits on the board of Seattle Works, a nonprofit that supports transformative community building through anti-oppression education.
Lydia likes to spend time with family, bake, and get outside. She recently started learning how to surf and looks forward to every opportunity to get in the ocean, year-round.