Maria Morton

Ms. Morton has over 21 years of experience in grant writing, funding research, contract management, and program development, serving as grant writer and contract manager for Community Ventures, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, for nearly 13 years, and as senior grant writer and consultant for Strategic Funding Group, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, for more than 8 years. Since 1995, Ms. Morton has raised more than $80 million with successful grants commitments for nonprofits across the United States from numerous federal, state, and local government, private foundation, and tax credit sources. She has vast experience in developing grants for broad specialized areas, such as economic and community development, homeless and housing, substance abuse and mental health, healthcare, veterans, corrections, youth development, employment and workforce development, and family strengthening programs. Ms. Morton earned a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from the University of Kentucky.

Director of Foundation & Contract Management