Patrice Shumate

Patrice Shumate has been working in social services and nonprofits since 2005 as a social worker and grant professional. In 2020, she started A Village for Good, a social enterprise business focused on nonprofit support and grant readiness. Her passion is creating space where small nonprofits have the support they need to navigate a complex philanthropic system. She works to build confidence and intention in how nonprofit leaders approach grant funding strategies while advocating for change in the process of wealth redistribution.