Lydia Starrs

Program Officer
Community Impact

(810) 767-3027

Lydia Starrs is our Program Officer who manages the Foundation’s health-related grantmaking, including the Flint Kids Fund and Tuuri Health Fund. She previously served as Associate Director of Enabling Services at the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA). Prior to joining MPCA, she served as an AmeriCorps Community Resource Navigator and Michigan Benefits Access Trainer in Flint, where she conducted outreach and education to community-based organizations, and organized community events addressing food insecurity, housing assistance, access to public benefits, and literacy.

Lydia received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan with a focus in Social Policy and Evaluation and a minor in Management of Human Services.