Amy Knudsen, GPC  

AmyK 2023

Amy Knudsen, GPC, is a Grants Specialist with Assel Grants Services. Amy has a Masters Degree in Applied Sociology from University of Massachusetts-Boston and has spent her career in non-profits including direct service, program development, and leadership. For the past 15 years, Amy has been a Grant Specialist/Manager for non-profit agencies and has secured more than $15 million in federal, state and private/foundation grants.


Most recently, Amy served as the Grants Manager at Charles River Community Health Center (Boston) where she was responsible for proposal development and writing and managing public and private grants totaling more than $6 million annually. In addition to her work as a grant professional, Amy has been an Adjunct Professor of Sociology for more than 15 years teaching a variety of undergraduate courses including Race, Gender, and Poverty, Intimate Relations and Sociology of Family, Minority Group Relations, and Homelessness in America.


Amy is active in her local chapter of Grants Professional Association (GPA) and serves on the Advocacy Committee of the National GPA. Amy enjoys spending time with her two children, two grandchildren, cat and at the beach.