Anna M. Parra
Grants Administration Manager
In her more than 20 years of experience within the corporate, nonprofit, and legislative environments, Anna Parra has secured several grants for local agencies by developing funding plans that strategically align with the agency’s project needs and resources with the funding agency’s program grants. She has secured grants for several types of projects which have included pedestrian and bicycle facilities, multimodal connectivity, sidewalk and roadway improvements, first/last mile, transit oriented development, bioswales, and urban carbon sequestration. In addition, over the past 11 years, Ms. Parra has developed marketing and communications plans to raise awareness within various audiences, such as funders, community advocates, policy makers and key stakeholders of various communities. She has cultivated and developed key messages, talking points/speeches for organization leadership, taglines, and campaigns; pitch media to generate coverage of programmatic initiatives and policy priorities. With her background in communication, she is able to bring life to our client’s projects. Her ability to successfully convey client projects to prospective funding sources has made her a key asset on all grant-funded projects.