Danna Reynolds, founder of The Grants Company, has raised more than $40 million for nonprofit organizations across the United States. She loves helping clients secure contributions from funders they may not have even known existed.

Previously, Danna served as Managing Director at City Arts, where she spearheaded high-profile community murals and mosaic projects, She also served as Director of Grants at the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Director of Development and Communications at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, and Music Program Specialist at the National Endowment for the Arts. She has participated on grant review panels for the D.C. Children & Youth Investment Trust Corporation, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Maryland State Arts Council, and Virginia Commission for the Arts.

Danna holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Tulane University and a master’s degree in arts management from American University. In 2008, she was honored for 10 years of service on the Board of Directors of the Carlos Rosario International Career Center and Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.

When not glued to her desk, Danna enjoys live music, walking, chocolate and all things New Orleans.

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"I so appreciate your positive spirit and overall 'take care of business' attitude."

"You consistently achieved good results and delivered on all expectations."

​"We have been selected to receive a $30,000 grant! Thanks so much for all of your help to get this one prepared and written for us."

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