Paula Neal-Reza, M.A.


Paula Neal-Reza, Grants Specialist, has been assisting organizations throughout Southern California to become more sustainable and financially viable for more than 25 years. She has a strong record of successfully creating and implementing fundraising strategies that raise millions for programs that transform people’s lives.

Her ability to design, implement and maintain new programs, in addition to her knowledge of evaluation and testing protocol, ensures long-term sustainability and predictability of funding. A Certified Fund Raising Specialist (CFRE) since 2001, Paula has successfully raised funds through corporate, foundation and government grants, individual and major gift solicitation/stewardship, and the production of special fundraising events and campaigns. Paula holds a B.A. from UCLA and a Master of Social Work from USC.