Mary Gauger

Grants Manager

Mary is a grants manager at Omidyar Network, where she provides grantmaking support to the firm’s legal team and investment staff. In this role, she assists in facilitating the firm’s grants from inception to termination by overseeing grant processing. She previously worked with the firm’s portfolio analysis team to process disbursements and amendments for grantees, gather external reports, collect grantee tax information, and help maintain internal informational tools and systems. She started at Omidyar Network as a contractor to assist with a large data migration.

Before joining Omidyar Network, Mary worked on the operations team at Endorse, a start-up that enabled consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level, where she was responsible for training and scheduling data-entry workers, running stats on their weekly performance, approving invoices, and updating training documents and company files. Prior to Endorse, Mary spent twelve years working with children as a preschool classroom supervisor and a nanny.