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.
Areas of Expertise
Grant writing, fundraising, individual giving, prospect research, storytelling, arts administration, financial management, Star Wars
Emma is a contributing writer for The RS 500, a project pairing an original piece of writing with each of the albums on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. She is currently at work on a novel. She is also an amateur potter.
Emma holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, and a BA in Psychology from Earlham College.