Autumn Vogel

Freelance Grant Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Allison Park, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
Bachelor of Arts Degree Anticipated Graduation May 2015
Psychology major; Values, Ethics & Social Action minor
Allegheny College, Meadville, PA GPA: 3.42/4.0
Academic Honors:
• Dean’s List (Alden Scholar) Spring 2012
• Trustee Scholar Fall 2011

Grants and Alumni Intern KaBOOM!, Washington, D.C. Summer 2013
• Updated alumni profiles on database
• Reviewed grant applications for 2013 Let’s Play City Construction Grant Program
• Compiled list of 200+ organizations to which to reach out regarding Maintenance Grant opportunities
• Assisted in updating KaBOOM! Grants webpage which sees 3500 unique visitors each month,
• Wrote build Day summaries to be distributed to the office and to Dr Pepper Snapple, funding partner
• Drafted outreach emails to be sent to network regarding upcoming grant opportunities
• Drafted August newsletter to be distributed to KaBOOM! Alumni network
• Worked closely with diverse group
• Made frequent, relevant posts to Alumni Facebook page
• Worked in professional team setting, managing multiple tasks at once
• Assessed grantee files to update records, making sure all necessary materials had been submitted
• Created survey on Survey Monkey to be distributed to organizations that began but did not finish grant applications
• Filmed, edited and presented 3 videos to be used to further the efforts of 3 departments (Philanthropy, Mapping and HR)
Office Assistant Office of Development & Alumni Affairs, Allegheny College 2012-2013
• Trained in database research related to donor profiles
• Obtained proficiency in using Microsoft Suite, filing, creating forms, copying, scanning, and printing
Youth in Philanthropy Senior Intern The Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh, PA Summer 2012
• Managed small, diverse group of four recent high school graduates
• Supervised the creation and distribution of a Request for Proposals
• Connected with local nonprofits to organize site visits
• Organized several program-wide service projects with The Millvale Community Library and The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
• Served as editor for Sustainable Pittsburgh’s summer blog
• Managed the production of two radio pieces created with The Allegheny Front

Field Manager Grassroots Campaigns, Pittsburgh, PA Summer 2012
• Managed small groups in fundraising throughout the Greater Pittsburgh Area on behalf of Save the Children
• Promoted to Field Manager after two days of employment

Youth in Philanthropy Intern The Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh, PA Summer 2011
• Worked in small, diverse group of recent high school graduates to:
• Collectively write and distribute a Request for Proposals
• Create and update blog documenting summer interns’ experiences and information on the program
• Create a radio piece with The Saturday Light Brigade
Skills (2) Rating
Grant Writing
Blog Writing