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About CIFD - Community Investment For Families

family photo and vision for CIFD

Our Vision

Break the cycle of generational poverty by building community wealth

Our Mission

To align and augment community investments for families and neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles and create opportunities for all Angelenos to prosper

Our Values

  • Commitment to Equity

  • Compassion

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Innovation

  • Collaboration

Mission Values CIFD Word Cloud


Director of Administrative and Financial Management Rosa Benavides Headshot

Assistant General Manager, Administrative and Financial Management Division

Assistant General Manager Veronica McDonnell Headshot

Assistant General Manager, Community Services and Development Division

Director of Program Operations - Jacqueline Rodriguez Headshot

Director of Program Operations

Shafia Mir

Chief Management Analyst


Chief Management Analyst

Executive Officer Ruth Mendoza-Rodrigues' Headshot

Executive Officer

Sarah Cash

Executive Administrative Assistant, Office of General Manager