Who We Are

June Matayoshi

Grants Manager

First Year with IHF


Focus Areas

Grants Management, Database Management, Foundation Administration


M.M. in Performance and Pedagogy, Northern Illinois University
B.M. in Music Performance, Chicago Musical College at Roosevelt University

June Matayoshi (she/her/hers) is the Grants Manager at the Irving Harris Foundation, serving as a liaison between grantees and program staff for almost four decades. One of the top priorities in June’s professional and personal life is relationships – a value she shares with the Harris family. She is a member of PEAK Grantmaking, former Co-Chair of PEAK’s Regional Membership Committee, and served on the Product Advisory Council for SmartSimple software. June also pursues an active freelance career as a professional oboist in the metropolitan Chicago area, including 29 years with the Chicago Sinfonietta as well as playing for top-level talent ranging from the Joffrey Ballet to Celtic Woman to productions of Broadway in Chicago.