Karen Petrucelli

Karen Petrucelli

CFRE, Grant Program Coordinator & Campaign Director

Karen Petrucelli, CFRE, is the Grant Program Coordinator and Growing Faithful Ministries Campaign Director for the United Methodist Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. As Grant Program Coordinator, her responsibilities include the review and monitoring of all grant applications as well as grant awards by the Foundation. She also consults with churches and agencies that are seeking assistance in obtaining grants from other sources. As Campaign Director, Karen guides churches in conducting successful Growing Faithful Ministries campaigns.

In addition to her United Methodist Foundation responsibilities, Karen is President of KP Consulting LLC. KP Consulting provides comprehensive consulting services to assist nonprofit boards and staff evaluate, plan, and execute effective fundraising programs. Karen is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). She is a past-president of the Western Pennsylvania AFP Chapter, and in 1998 was named by the Chapter as Outstanding Fundraising Executive. With over thirty-five years of fundraising experience, Karen has worked with numerous non-profit organizations as a staff member, board member, and volunteer.

Karen lives in Allison Park and is an active member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Glenshaw.