As a member of the Schultz & Williams consulting team, Kelly Grattan has worked with many social justice and community service organizations, cultural institutions, and independent schools.

Kelly has more than 20 years of development experience with a variety of nonprofits, including the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Susquehanna University, and Cabrini University. In her work at these organizations, she oversaw the operational aspects of the development function—database administration, donor stewardship, and prospect research—before moving into major gifts and chief development officer roles.

Kelly is currently serving on the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Philadelphia Chapter (AFP-GPC) in the role of Vice President of External Affairs. She also holds a certificate in nonprofit management from The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University’s School of Business and a Blackbaud certification in Raiser’s Edge.

Kelly has been a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) since 2016 and a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) from The American College of Financial Services since 2022.

Prior Experience

Kelly’s most recent position before joining S&W was chief development officer at Gesu School, where her accomplishments included successfully overseeing a $3.5 million annual fundraising goal and an $8 million scholarship campaign. She also worked as an on-staff consultant with the national office of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, where she served its 400+ agencies across the U.S.

In addition to her work at S&W, Kelly was an instructor of master’s-level courses in philanthropy at Central Michigan University (CMU). She has also served as lead faculty and subject matter expert for leadership at Northcentral University (NCU), designing online course curricula for the master’s and doctoral business and organizational leadership programs, including development of the nonprofit management specialization. At NCU, she was also an instructor of master’s and doctoral business, public administration, nonprofit management, and organizational leadership courses.

Recent S&W Clients

  • Episcopal Relief & Development
  • American Friends Services Committee
  • North10 Philadelphia
  • Girard College
  • Faith in the Future
  • Joseph’s Preparatory School
  • Salesianium School
  • Germantown Friends School
  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • Mount Saint Joseph Academy
  • IECA Foundation
  • Michener Art Museum


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – Susquehanna University
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration – Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Doctorate Degree in Administration and Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Sectors – Indiana University of Pennsylvania