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

Our mission is 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


Head shot of Assistant General Manager Lyndon Salvador

Lyndon Salvador

Assistant General Manager, Administrative and Financial Management Division

Assistant General Manager Veronica McDonnell Headshot

Veronica McDonnell

Assistant General Manager, Community Services and Development Division

Executive Officer Ruth Mendoza-Rodrigues' Headshot

Ruth Mendoza-Rodrigues

Executive Officer

Director of Administrative and Financial Management Rosa Benavides Headshot

Rosa Benavides

Director of Administrative and Financial Management

Director of Consolidated Planning Julie O'Leary Headshot

Julie O'Leary

Director of Consolidated Planning

Director of Program Operations - Jacqueline Rodriguez Headshot

Jacqueline Rodriguez

Director of Program Operations