Erick Agarijo serves as Grants Manager at Generation Citizen, where he will serve as the lead grant writer for New York, Oklahoma, and Corporate Partnership opportunities, and project management for institutional giving.

I spent my early career in Hawaii, with more than eight years of experience in communication and growth strategy. I started off my career at The Hawaii Meth Project as an energetic outreach community manager.

I then transitioned to Media Production as a Director, where I directed and coordinated a weekly tv show called Made in Hawaii TV seen across 12 million households in Japan, 88 hotel properties across the State of Hawaii, and inflight entertainment in Hawaiian Airlines. My contributions include a funding pipeline from a Fortune 100 Asia company. This led to an opportunity to co-sponsor a few projects I pitched which was endorsed by Hawaii’s Governor David Ige.

Prior to transitioning to Generation Citizens, I was the Communication and Development Manager for The Korean American Family Service Center, our mission is to provide support to immigrant survivors of domestic violence. During this time I supported by initiating a communication and development strategy plan which resulted in a $2 Million increase in organizational growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. I was also responsible for executing and designing a new website, our first MTA Campaign and PIX-11 commercial and TV spots which would broaden our organization’s profile across NYC.

I live in Queens, New York, where you can find me spending time with my beautiful wife and daughter. I also enjoy going to art museums, galleries, and enjoying a fresh cup of coffee at a quaint cafe.