Tené Traylor, The Kendeda Fund
Tené Traylor is Fund Advisor for The Kendeda Fund, overseeing the Atlanta program. Prior to joining the Fund, Tené was a senior program officer at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. For ten years, she led their community development and neighborhood transformation grant making, including the Neighborhood Fund. Tené launched several programs and initiatives for the Community Foundation, helping identify, develop and steward collaborative relationships and resources to amplify the importance of place-based philanthropy, equity and civic leadership. A proud Atlanta native, Tené has spent her career in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, spending nearly six years at United Way for Greater Atlanta, before moving to The Zeist Foundation, Inc. Tené holds a Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration in public policy and nonprofit administration from the University of Georgia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Georgia State University.