Ed Matheny

Ed Matheny

Vice President of Grant Writing and Research

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Kansas City, Mo.

Fundraising specialties

Corporate, foundation and market research; grant writing

Ed Matheny

Vice President of Grant Writing and Research

Ed utilizes his vast wealth of knowledge and experience to support Kinetic clients. His background as an academic, attorney and fundraising professional for various arts institutions positions him to offer profound insights and tailored strategies.

He has served as Manager of Institutional Giving for both the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Prior to those roles, he was Manager of Grants Administration for the Kansas City Symphony. Among other talents, Ed is exceptionally proficient at preparing grant proposals and reports to institutional funders; managing grant deadlines and communications; and overseeing donor recognition.

Ed received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stanford University where he graduated with honors; Master of Arts in English from Brown University; and Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

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  • Strategies for Success

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