Nonprofit Clinic Consultant. Managing Member, Upward Development, LLC
Course: Nonprofit Clinic
Biography: Andi Kemp has served as a consultant to nonprofits and small businesses since 2010, and worked in the nonprofit sector since 2004. She enjoys supporting small and medium nonprofits (up to $20 million annual budgets), where the impact is personal and meaningful. She also seeks partnerships with the private and public sector for community development.
She advocates for best practices in leadership and management, focusing on affordable housing, education, health care and the social safety net. She’s been a housing counselor, development director, grant writer, trainer, assessor, researcher and board member. Andi established Upward Development in 2014 to continue this work and build a small business. Since 2010 she’s served 26 organizations in six states and two countries, raising $19.5 million in grant funds and training hundreds of professionals.