Jacob Toups


Jacob Toups is a progressive multidimensional leader who specializes in fundraising, youth development, non-profit management, program management and implementation, government partnerships, grant management, and proposal writing. He currently serves as the Innovation and Fund Development Manager for the city of Los Angeles’ Housing Authority in California.

Jacob has volunteered and served on several boards for non-profits. He is the Founder of Rainbow Labs and volunteers on the United Way Emerging Leaders Board. In the past he volunteered as a VISTA member for AmeriCorps.

Jacob’s past professional experience includes: Executive Director for Merging Vets and Players (2017-2020); Los Angeles City Director at Up2Us Sports (2017); Los Angeles City Senior Regional Manager at Up2Us Sports (2015-2017); Los Angeles City Program Manager at Up2Us Sports (2013-2015); Los Angeles Regional Coordinator at Up2Us Sports (2011-2013); Outreach and Partnerships Coordinator, A World Fit For Kids! (2011-2012); Administrative Assistant at International Relief and Development (2011); Economic Officer Assistant U.S. State Dept. (2010).