Kathy Krebs-Dean

Director of Grants

Kathy Krebs-Dean thrives on strengthening organizational capacity by leveraging funding, resources, and partnerships to advance patient and community health. Since joining in September 2017, she has led team efforts to acquire Dignity Health Foundation’s first federal grants and has raised over $36 million in funding to fortify system wide initiatives and programming for combatting human trafficking, improving maternal mental health, advancing cultural trauma and mental health resiliency, and bolstering social determinants of health. Her work at Dignity Health builds on 20+ years of successful grant writing and program development experience for nonprofit and government organizations in the areas of health care, behavioral health, homeless services, youth development, affordable housing, community revitalization, and more. Kathy has a Masters of Arts in Anthropology from California State University, East Bay.