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Chandi Guntupalli Consultant

Chandi Guntupalli – Consultant

Sectors : Nonprofit

Specialties : Institutional Giving, Corporate Philanthropy, Grant Writing and Management

Education : B.A. Psychology, B.A. Philosophy – Michigan State University; M.A. Peace and Conflict Studies – Rutgers University, Newark

Professional Experience

Chandi Guntupalli is a nonprofit fundraiser with almost ten years of experience writing federal, foundation, and corporate grants for nonprofits. In addition to grant writing, she has conducted extensive prospect research for various organizations in the sectors of international development, anti-bias education, civic engagement, and domestic and sexual assault support services. She loves learning about new organizations and the vital causes they support. 


Chandi conducted prospect research and solicitation that resulted in a $300,000 one-year grant from a new funder. Upon the organization’s successful project implementation, the funder invited the organization to apply again for a three-year ($300,000 per year) general operating grant.


Chandi is a member of Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy (WOC).

Passion for Social Impact

Chandi is especially passionate about organizations supporting gender equality, children & youth, mental health, and fighting climate change.

Personal Interests

Chandi enjoys gardening, baking, and traveling.

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