Terry Grundy is director of community impact at United Way of Greater Cincinnati. In that capacity, he organizes broad coalitions and partnerships for community development and manages a multimillion-dollar portfolio of investments in nonprofit organizations involved in community building activities. He also manages the United Way’s social research efforts and provides leadership in the development of United Way’s State of the Community report.
As a faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute, he provides training and consultation around the United States to groups interested in promoting asset-based community development in their areas. Additionally, he is an adjunct associate professor of community planning at the University of Cincinnati.
Grundy has taken an active role in civic affairs in the Cincinnati area, having served as president of the Cincinnatus Association, the International Visitors Council, the Cincinnati Branch of the English Speaking Union, and the Cincinnati-Liuzhou Sister City Committee. He has served on the boards of several other charitable and cultural organizations as well.
Grundy is the founder or co-founder of the Community Building Institute (a partnership of United Way and Xavier University), the Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative, Community Investment Partners, and the Greater Cincinnati Housing Alliance, among others.
He received his BA degree from Xavier University and his MA from the Athenaeum of Ohio and has pursued postgraduate studies at Cambridge University. He is married to the former Jodine Grantham, a psychotherapist and life coach, and together they have three grown children and three grandchildren. Both are members of the University Club of Cincinnati, the Royal Over-Seas League of London and Edinburgh, the Victory Services Club of London, and the English Speaking Unions of both the United States and the Commonwealth.
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