Katharine Grantz

Executive Coordinator and Manager of Institutional Relations, President's OfficePhone: (718) 517-3613


Kate Grantz is Executive Coordinator and Manager of Institutional Relations in the President’s Office. In addition to supporting the activities and new initiatives of the president, Kate manages the University Fund for the Social Sciences, the Hirschman Prize and other development efforts and events. She holds a master’s in political science from the CUNY Graduate Center, where she focused on urban politics and American philanthropy. Prior to joining the Council in 2010, Kate was a program consultant to the Promoting Transparent, Effective and Accountable Government initiative at the Ford Foundation and a program coordinator in the Working Communities program at the Rockefeller Foundation. She has also worked with the Center for Community Change, the North Star Fund, Unbound Philanthropy, and Public Agenda.