Larissa Curado, Senior Manager of Partnerships and Grant Compliance, joined The Resource Foundation (TRF) in September 2009. She is responsible for conducting TRF’s due diligence processes on all grant recipients and is involved in the analysis and evaluation of potential grantee partners throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Larissa monitors TRF’s growing nonprofit partner portfolio, and evaluates it for efficiency and organizational effectiveness, thus helping ensure its highest quality.
Prior to joining The Resource Foundation, Larissa worked as consultant at The Equator Initiative of the United Nations Development Program, acting as liaison to the organization’s partners in Latin America and helping to establish effective relationships with grassroots organizations nominated for the Equator Prize. Larissa also worked at the Brazil Foundation in New York. Her professional experience includes consultancy work at the UNFPA to research and develop a strategic analysis paper on the main barriers facing women and young people with disabilities in developed and developing countries. She has volunteered at and worked with nonprofit organizations in Brazil, India and the United States.
Larissa holds an M.A. in International Affairs from The New School University and a B.A. in International Relations from Universidade Estácio de Sá in Brazil. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.