Josh richards

Josh Richards


Josh Richards works to identify, solicit, and steward grants in support of GFI’s mission.

Areas of expertise: writing, grants management, university research administration, field organizing, animal agriculture

Josh has spent his career advancing the missions of impactful nonprofits. Before joining GFI, he was the Chicago field organizer for The Humane League. Prior to that, he managed research funding proposals and grants at Northwestern University and the University of Virginia overseeing portfolios representing millions of dollars in annual research funding. Josh graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a B.A. in philosophy and currently lives in Chicago with his cat Margo.