Some Organizations We've Worked With

Kirsten Collins, Founder & Principal

Kirsten specializes in increasing contributed income for arts and culture, especially through grants and individual donor strategies. Kirsten founded KC Grants in 2010 after five years in fundraising at Literary Arts. She is a board member of the Circus Project and a member of Willamette Valley Development Officers, and she was a founding Steering Committee member of Portland Emerging Arts Leaders. She has presented at the Grant Professionals Association national conference.

Lena Munday, Grants Associate

Lena joined KC Grants in 2013. Lena is a skilled grant writer and expert project manager with over 15 years of fundraising, marketing, graphic design, and business management experience. Lena is an accomplished multimedia artist and is active in Portland's experimental film and performance community. Lena has presented at the National Arts Marketing Project and the Grant Professionals Association national conference. Learn more about her art practice at