Karen Leventhal is a project manager with California Consulting. Karen’s grant writing specialties are human rights, substance abuse prevention, developmental disability, emergency preparedness, gender-based sexual violence, diversity and inclusion, national service and volunteerism, community development, community organizing, job placement and workforce development, emergency preparedness, COVID-19, starts ups, technology, entrepreneurship, social enterprise, sustainability (green), faith-based initiatives, farming and agriculture, housing and homelessness, food insecurity, supply chain, social responsibility, biotech, information and communications technology, youth leadership and development, health and much more.
With intimate knowledge of how grantmakers think, Karen has built programs from the ground up, so she has hands-on experience with nearly every aspect that a grant is expected to cover, including program design, staffing, metrics and evaluation, partnership development, project management, reporting, budgeting, policy implications and creation of final products.
Karen has degrees in Community Development (M.S.), Psychology (B.A.), and certificates in Farming, and Supply Chain and Logistics.