As a member of the Institutional Advancement leadership team at St. Petersburg College (SPC), Katie Shultz serves as the executive director of grants development. Shultz has spent the past 17 years working as a development professional, including positions in fund distribution for the United Way, individual donor development, and grant writing for several nonprofit organizations. She joined the SPC Grant Development team in 2012.
During her time at SPC, Shultz has led several successful grant writing teams which have resulted in significant support for the college from various funding sources, which included the Department of Education, the Department of Labor, National Science Foundation, Florida College System and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
In her role at SPC, Shultz’s responsibilities focus on the oversight of pre-and post-award grant activities, continued identification and development of funding opportunities, the cultivation of internal and external partnerships, and the coordination of strategies to promote the college’s mission.
Shultz has completed her doctorate in leadership education (Ed.D.) at the University of New England and holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Rutgers University along with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Eastern University.
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