Lisa Day


Grants Manager |


Lisa has a decade of corporate, foundation, and government grant writing, reporting and management experience. Lisa is inspired by WomenVenture’s mission and values and is committed to nurturing and providing accountability to our grantmaking relationships to support WomenVenture’s inclusiveness, impact, and innovation. Lisa has a passion for evaluation and working internally and with funding partners to provide meaningful measures to show both the results of successful programs along with barriers that organizations and individuals face as they progress toward their goals.

Lisa is also a Playwright. She finds great joy and comfort in drinking a hearty cup of tea while reading or writing. She is an avid runner and cyclist and loves to spend time outdoors with her boyfriend, David. 

Interesting Fact

Also a ballroom dancer, Lisa once won a contest where she was able to attend the premiere of “Shall We Dance” and invited to the after party with J-Lo.

Favorite Local Restaurant

The Red Cow

Favorite Movie

It’s a Wonderful Life. She loves watching it with her mom.

Woman I Admire

Naomi Wallace, playwright. She’s one of the most politically engaged playwrights of our generation and taught me that “the most meaningful theater is dangerous.”