Rachel Werner, MPA, PMP, GPC (she/her/hers)
Rachel began her career as a New York City public-school teacher which parlayed into a two-decade career of work in the public sector. She has served as a nonprofit fundraiser/grant writer, grants manager at an education management organization, and management consultant overseeing federal government contracts. Since the beginning of her career, her firm has helped to secure over $40 million in funding from government, foundation, and corporate sources, and has managed over $2 billion in grant funding. She studied at Vassar College and received a Master’s in Public Administration from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service. She has also obtained a Certificate in Grants Management (2012), is a certified Project Management Professional (since 2010) and is a Certified Grants Professional (since 2014). Rachel is an active member of the Grant Professionals Association and Association of Fundraising Professionals, and regularly conducts in-person and online trainings at national and local conferences. Some clients with whom she has partnered are included here.
She lives in Montgomery County, Maryland with her husband and two children.
My favorite thing about this work: Learning about causes and missions that help communities all over the world and how little steps make a huge difference. It is a privilege to help organizations fulfill their missions while enhancing my perspective on critical issues and causes.