Kelli joined P&A in 2010 and is currently serving as the Research and Grants Coordinator. She oversees all efforts to compile up-to-date information on local, regional and national statistics for grant proposals, assists P&A staff with research on local giving opportunities and works with clients to complete grant applications. She has authored successful applications that received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice, the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City and several other local and regional funders.
Kelli earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire in 2004. While at Dartmouth, she earned a varsity letter in soccer as a NCAA Division I athlete. In 2008, she earned a Master’s of Science in Education from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.