Joanne Craig is the Chief Impact Officer at The Foundation for Delaware County. She administers the foundation’s public health programs – WIC, Healthy Start, Nurse-Family Partnership, Cribs for Kids, El Centro – Hispanic Resource Center, Drug Free Communities and Chester High School Health Resource Center programs. Joanne also administers the foundation’s grant making services.
Joanne has several decades of experience working in public health, nonprofit management, and philanthropy. She has spent her career working with underserved communities and vulnerable populations. A graduate of the University of Delaware and Eastern University; Joanne holds a Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Management.
Joanne has experience working to improve Women’s Health and MCH health status and services, drive down the high racial disparity rates of infant mortality and morbidity and maternal mortality in Delaware County. Joanne has experience developing collaborations and partnerships. She has developed programs, services and projects to positively affect health status in the Delaware County community to assure no baby is born too soon or too small, survives their first year of life; and no mother dies in pregnancy or in the year after birth.
Joanne’s work has impacted tens of thousands of families in Delaware County over the years. She is considered a thought leader and actively participates in advocating for women’s services and maternal and child health services across Pennsylvania on a variety of coalitions like the Pennsylvania Perinatal Partnership, Pritzker Initiative and nationally the National Healthy Start Association and Nurse-Family Partnership Administrators Innovation Committee. Joanne has been active in Delaware County and the Southeastern Pennsylvania region on advisory committees and boards.