Kelly Knack

Grantwriter, Development, New York

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Pronouns: She/her

Kelly is a writer and editor, specializing in grantwriting for nonprofits. An incurable learner and bookworm, Kelly also has experience editing corporate materials, grant proposals and reports, and academic papers, including a recently published journal article about city diplomacy in the U.S. Prior to joining the Per Scholas team, Kelly worked in Development in the performing arts industry for seven years, mostly recently as Senior Manager of Institutional Giving at New York City Center.

Kelly got her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Southern California and recently completed her Certificate in Editing from the University of Washington. She currently lives in Southern California, where she takes full advantage of being within easy driving distance of Disneyland.


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Per Scholas is proud to announce that we are winners of the 2023 Kristof Holiday Impact Prize, and we have been selected as a beneficiary of The New York Times Communities Fund. Contributions from these campaigns will fuel Per Scholas’ Career Access Fund, providing thousands of diverse learners in 2024 with everything they need to unlock their potential through tuition-free tech training.

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