I provide writing, editing, and consulting on development and communications projects for non-profits.
My development services include potential funder research; grant proposal planning, writing, editing, and review; applications for individual artist awards, and grant management.
In communications, I write and edit website content; annual reports; fundraising appeals; social media outreach; newsletters, and client educational materials.
1993 - present
I provide writing, editing, and consulting on development and communications projects including: grant proposals; potential funder research; annual reports; fundraising appeals; social media outreach; newsletters; individual artist awards, and educational materials for non-profit clients. Partners have included: Father Joe’s Villages; University of Southern California; Taproot Foundation; YWCA of Glendale; Lycée International Los Angeles; Harvest Village Ministries; Amigos de los Rios; Caesura Youth Orchestra; Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church; Hollywood Harvest; Western Growers, and Jericho Road Pasadena. Work samples are available upon request.
Founder and Managing Investor, The Ann Donahue Charitable Foundation
Member of Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church's Share the Plate Committee, which has collected more than $17,000 in congregation donations since June 2020 for local non-profits.
Member, Grant Professionals Association, Los Angeles Chapter
Leadership Circle; Admissions Ambassador; Digital Ambassador, Lycée International Los Angeles
Leadership Circle; 1851 Society; NU Loyal Silver Member, Northwestern University
1997 - present
My articles have been published by IndieWire; ETOnline.com; RedBull.com; Billboard; The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Hollywood Reporter and The Orange County Register. I am the author of UGLY BETTY: THE BOOK, the companion guide to the ABC television show, published by Hyperion and Melcher Media in April 2008.
MSJ 1997, BSJ 1997
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, THE MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM
Accepted into accelerated program, thereby earning two degrees in four years.
AMERICAN GRANT WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION
Certificate in Grant Writing for Non-Profit Organizations