Grant Writing

I write grants to increase access in the arts for audiences and artists.

I would love to support you with writing, editing, or consulting on your grant applications. Please get in touch and we’ll create a plan that fits your budget, timeline, and goals. Check out my resume below. 



Freelance Grant Writer (2017 - present)
  • Write and consult on grant proposals for nonprofit organizations and projects/artists (total yield of $436,875).
  • Work with the Resonance Collective, Urban Voices Project, Aquilon Music Festival, Renegade Opera, and independent artist projects.
  • Experience with grant applications from: NEA, New Music USA, MAP Fund, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Amphion Foundation, the LA County Department of Arts and Culture, and more.

Grants Coordinator
, Urban Voices Project (July 2023 - April 2024)
  • Write narrative for grant proposals and letters of inquiry (total yield of $337,755 to date). 
  • Manage the grants calendar and all applications through the grant cycle: stewardship, preparation, submission, and reporting. 
  • Develop narrative for grant applications, private foundations, corporate sponsorship, and internal processes.
  • Conduct prospect research for grant, private foundation, and corporate giving opportunities.
  • Develop the company’s organizational system for prospect research and application tracking.
  • Served as UVP’s Development Associate from September 2021 to July 2023. Promoted to Grants Coordinator in July 2023. 

Co-Founder, Renegade Opera (January 2020)
  • Roles: Development Director + Creative Producer (January 2020 - January 2024)
  • Wrote narrative for grant proposals and letters of inquiry (total yield of $48,510). 
  • Created the Grants Projection/Calendar from seasons 2020-2024 and researched new funding opportunities.
  • Managed all grant proposals through the application process and stewarded relationships with program officers. 
  • Co-produced and executed fundraising campaigns and galas.
  • Created season programming, project budgets, and artist contracts; cultivated relationships with potential collaborators and partners.
  • Wrote press releases for all projects, conducted outreach to press contacts, and worked with community partners in cross-promotion.  


California Institute of the Arts, Master of Fine Arts in Voice Arts, Santa Clarita, California (May 2023)
Reed College, Bachelor of Arts in Classics, Portland, Oregon (May 2019)


Soft Skills: Written/Verbal Communication ⋅ Proofreading/Editing ⋅ Collaboration ⋅ Organization ⋅ Research ⋅ Project Management
Tools & Platforms: Gnosis ⋅ Neon ⋅ Tessitura ⋅ Give Butter ⋅ Ticket Tailor ⋅ Eventbrite ⋅ Squarespace ⋅ Cargo Collective ⋅ MailChimp
Languages: English (native) ⋅ French (native) ⋅ Italian (proficient) ⋅ Spanish (proficient) ⋅ Latin (advanced) ⋅ Ancient Greek (int.)