Naa Amissah-Hammond (she/her/hers) is a Black, immigrant, queer, femme and the Chief Strategy Officer with Groundswell Fund, a public foundation that strengthens U.S. movements for reproductive and social justice.
At Groundswell, Naa leads strategy development, helping to create alignment and impact across Groundswell’s grantmaking, capacity building, and funder organizing efforts.
In her tenure at Groundswell, Naa has supported hundreds of reproductive justice, birth justice, and social justice grantee partners as both a Program Officer and a Grantmaking Director.
Naa is deeply committed to organizing funders and donors to return resources to frontline movements and communities that are fighting for justice and liberation.
Naa currently serves on the Board of Directors of Funders for Reproductive Equity and the Steering Committee of Funders for Birth Justice and Equity. Prior to joining Groundswell, Naa worked for Funders for LGBTQ Issues to mobilize philanthropic resources to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.
Over the last 15 years, Naa has worked in philanthropy, development, and grassroots organizing with several U.S. organizations committed to gender, racial and economic justice, including FIERCE, Third Wave Fund, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Queers for Economic Justice, and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.