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About Cathy
Summit Grant Strategies Grant Writer & Editor

Cathy has a strong background as a technical writer and editor, creating user guides, proposals, and marketing materials. She contributed to multi-million dollar winning proposals for technical companies and government contractors.


Following a desire to support the nonprofit community, Cathy is channeling her experience into grant writing. Her volunteer background includes serving as Secretary for the board of an equine-related nonprofit and President of her homeowner association board during restoration after a flood. She is also a volunteer at an equine-assisted therapy nonprofit, having worked on fundraising, grant writing, event planning, facilities maintenance, and horse care. Cathy is also an equine-assisted coach, partnering with horses to facilitate healing and growth for people.


Hope College, Holland, MI    

Bachelor of Arts in Art and French    

Professional Scrum Master I certification

Certified Coach

Coach Training Alliance

Touched by a Horse

 Certified Equine Gestalt Coach

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