NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH LEADERS
VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNITY INITIATIVES, NEIGHBORWORKS AMERICA
As vice president of Community Initiatives, Paul Singh leads NeighborWorks America’s support for comprehensive community development efforts to build vibrant local communities that provide equitable opportunities for people to thrive. Singh oversees the Stable Communities, Community Building and Engagement, Rural and Healthy Homes and Communities initiatives and the work of these teams to elevate and strengthen local practice through grantmaking, technical assistance, capacity building, peer-to-peer learning, demonstration projects, stakeholder convenings, and research.
Before joining NeighborWorks in 2012, Singh was a program officer at LISC where he managed multiple programs delivering technical assistance and training to nonprofits. Singh got his start in community development at Historic Saint Paul, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the historic character of his hometown of St. Paul, Minnesota. He has a master’s in urban and regional planning from the University of Minnesota and an undergraduate degree from Macalester College.