NC Community Foundation
Western Regional Director
Track D: Non-Profit Organizations
State and Regional Grant Opportunities: Panel

Katie B. Crumpler is the Western Regional Director for the NC Community Foundation, where she works with nine affiliate foundations in the far west corner of North Carolina. She supports affiliate foundation boards’ community leadership initiatives, develops funds within the region, works with local nonprofits to strengthen their work, builds relationships with donors and fund holders, and promotes scholarship opportunities.  Her career has been in the nonprofit sector, with experience including the Public School Forum of NC and the NC Healthy Start Foundation.  Originally from Linville Falls, NC, Katie received her Master of Public Administration degree, along with a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, from NC State University. Her undergraduate degree is in Political Science and History from UNC-Greensboro. She is an alumna of the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) through the Institute for Educational Leadership and a current participant in the Rural Economic Development Institute through the North Carolina Rural Center.