Laura Carr is the owner of Grant Services of Lexington, which she founded in 2012. Since then, she has trained more than 500 professionals how to find and write grants.
Laura is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and an active member of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She has worked full-time as the Development Director at the Lexington Rescue Mission for the last 11 years. In 2019, she will move into a new role as the mission's Chief Operating Officer.
Laura has 19 years of grant writing experience, including working as a contract grant writer for Strategic Funding Group. She has also served as a grant reviewer for United Way of the Bluegrass and the Fayette County Emergency Food and Shelter Program Board.