Michelle Peltier

Grant Writer
Michelle Peltier

As the Grant Writer in the Office of Advancement, Michelle is passionate about helping develop and fund programs that lead to thriving careers and lives. She is inspired by the way WPU coordinates the interests and abilities of each student, then provides immersive programs that lead to success in the workforce. In addition to over twenty years of grant-writing and business-management experience, Michelle co-developed and directed a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to building community resilience through food security. She has helped develop and implement education, health, public safety, social justice, and intervention programs. Her grant writing successes include awards of over six-million dollars in federal, state, and foundation grants.


Bachelor’s degree, University of Phoenix

Associate’s degree, Truckee Meadows Community College

Associate’s degree, Harrisburg Area Community College

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