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Karen Norris

kanoco consulting

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kanoco consulting

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Karen Norris is nationally recognized in the grants community as a consultant and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for k4rnoco - a K4ren Norris Company in Gaithersburg, MD. She has experience in grants and contracts for more than 20 years, previously as a grants administrator for educational institutions in the State of Maryland, as an author and managing editor for grants publications at a national publishing house, and currently as a consultant. Norris has served on the Board of Directors of professional associations and editorial advisory boards. She is an invited annual presenter at national conferences and training events, including the Grant Professionals Association, National Grants Management Association, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), Management Concepts, Maryland Governor's Grants Office, Thompson Information Services/Columbia Books, and the former Council for Resource Development (now CASE), among others. Norris conducts webinars, virtual classes, eLearning, and onsite grants training at national grants forums and for federal, state, local and territorial governments and other nonfederal entities. The White House Conference on Aging published her white paper about health grants. Norris has advised and responded to information requests about the grants process for the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management. Norris has served as a federal reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.