Josh Hemsath

Program Fellow

Phone: (907) 334-0518


Josh Hemsath joined the Foundation in June 2019 for a two-year fellowship position as part of the program team, our grantmaking arm. He brings 10 years of experience with nonprofits in Alaska and around the Pacific Northwest. He grew up in the Anchorage area and holds a Bachelor of Science in community health from Montana State University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington. For the last six years, Josh represented Pride Foundation in Alaska as its regional philanthropy officer, the sole staff member in the state. In that job, he mobilized community resources to support students and develop organizations. Some of his work addressed ways to help those who are experiencing homelessness. Before his tenure with Pride Foundation, he worked as a health educator and a graphic designer.

Josh serves or has served many local and statewide organizations as a board member including The Foraker Group, Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center, the Anchorage Concert Foundation, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska. He volunteers with Story Works Alaska as an essay coach and is a graduate of Leadership Anchorage. Josh enjoys traveling, running and spending time with family and friends.


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