Blackstone Charitable Foundation
Tony Tolentino is the Program Director of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.
Since joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Tolentino has been involved in the implementation of the Foundation's Entrepreneurship Initiative and the development of Blackstone’s inaugural community service and volunteer program. He manages the Foundation’s Blackstone LaunchPad programs in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida, and oversees the Blackstone Organizational Grants program.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Mr. Tolentino distributed funding and managed programs in New York City with the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. He oversaw and managed grants totaling over $242 million to 25 community and cultural non-profits and city agencies.
Mr. Tolentino received a B.A. in Urban Studies and Geography from San Francisco State University and a M.S. in Urban Planning from Columbia University.