Parita Patel

Parita Patel

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Stand Together

Parita Patel serves as a director of strategic partnerships to Stand Together, a venture philanthropy organization that is part of the Charles Koch philanthropy network. Through her role, she serves a community of partners in the Western United States and provides counsel and support to enable them to achieve transformative and sustainable change in their communities. Over the past fifteen years she has held programmatic positions for private funding initiatives and direct service providers in Boston, New York, and India, as well as advised the corporate giving strategies of Fortune 100 companies through a philanthropic consulting firm. Prior to joining Stand Together, she served as a senior adviser and program officer to a federal program that provided competitive funding support to grow community solutions with evidence of effectiveness. Born in London and raised in New York City, Parita currently resides in Prince George’s County in Maryland.