Carly Blankenship is a Grants Officer at St. David’s Foundation. Carly works within the Grants Management team and partners closely with the Community Investments, Finance, and Learning & Evaluation teams to ensure the quality, timeliness, and consistency of all aspects of grants management and grant-related data. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2024, she managed grants and programs at Central Texas nonprofits including the Community Outdoor Outreach Program at Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Corporation for National and Community Service, and TreeFolks. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa and a Master of Business Administration from St. Edward’s University. Outside of work, you can find Carly spending time with family, hiking the trails or playing with clay in the art studio.