Quinn Delaney



Quinn Delaney is Founder and Board Chair of Akonadi Foundation, which supports the development of powerful social change movements to eliminate structural racism and create a racially just society. Akonadi funds primarily in Oakland with a focus on ending the criminalization of people of color.

In addition to Akonadi Foundation, she currently serves on the boards of East Bay Community Foundation, Oakland Museum of California, Community Change, Women Donors Network Action and Smart Justice California. For many years her focus has been on transforming the criminal justice system.

Quinn’s strategy is to bridge the work of nonprofit community organizing and political campaigning. She is involved in an advisory capacity with political organizing groups such as California Donor Table, Fund Her, Emerge America and Way to Win.

Commissioner Quinn Delaney