Resume


Work


Grants Coordinator, Urban Voices Project (July 2023 - present)
  • 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.  

Freelance Grant Writer (2017 - present)
  • Write and consult on grant proposals for nonprofit organizations and projects/artists (total yield of $396,875).
  • 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.

Education


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)

Skills


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.)