Kimalon Dixon

Senior Project Director, Cleveland Purpose Built Communities
The Cleveland Foundation
kdixon@clevefdn.org

Kimalon Dixon served as Program Officer of Health on the Community Responsive Grantmaking Team at the Cleveland Foundation since 2013. She was recently promoted to Senior Project Director, Cleveland Purpose Built Communities – a joint initiative of the Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio and Cleveland Foundation. Cleveland Purpose Built Communities is a holistic neighborhood revitalization initiative with a goal of transforming two neighborhoods in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to joining the foundation, Kimalon was a Project Director for the Cleveland Department of Public Health where she managed a multi-sector, grant-funded collaborative that focused on the elimination of childhood lead poisoning and pursuit of healthy homes in Greater Cleveland. Kimalon earned her bachelor’s degree in microbiology from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Cleveland State University. Kimalon was selected as a Fellow of the 2016 cohort of Grantmakers In Health’s Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy.