Emma is responsible for the successful implementation and management of Arts Midwest’s organizational fundraising activities, including the securing of federal, corporate, and foundation grants. She also works on the organization’s individual giving strategy and assists with Arts Midwest’s communications. Prior to joining Arts Midwest in 2016, she was a grant writer for a development and communications consulting firm, where she worked on fundraising efforts for more than two dozen nonprofit organizations. She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Hollins University and a B.A. in Psychology from Earlham College.