Willow Ann Sirch has more than 20 years’ experience as a grantwriter (most recently as Senior Foundations Manager for Save the Sound) and has sat on both sides of the grantmaking table. As Development Chair for the all-volunteer Hamden Land Conservation Trust, she writes grants, and manages content for the organization’s website, newsletter, press releases, donor appeals, and social media. A former editor and presenter for The Humane Society of the United States, she is the author of six books, including EcoWomen: Protectors of the Earth. She has an M.S. in Interactive Communications from Quinnipiac University and a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Brown University.