Claire Kartoz

Director of Grants & Federal Affairs
  (202) 296-2741

Claire Kartoz serves as a Director of Grants & Federal Affairs, serving clients in the Nonprofit practice. Leveraging her experience with project and team management, Claire works with nonprofits to identify and pursue federal and foundation funding opportunities. She also provides analysis of Federal legislation and government relations support for nonprofit clients. Previously, Claire served as the Grants Network Manager for the firm. Claire managed a network of over 250 independent contractors, helping align consultants with clients and their goals. During her tenure, the network grew from supporting 500 projects a year to over 800 grants. Claire increased network efficiencies, developed the expertise of the network, and coordinated network professional development tools and resources.

Prior to joining McAllister & Quinn, Claire worked as a Research Analyst for AidData within the Global Research Institute. She contributed to the organization’s goal of evaluating international aid flows and efficacy. During her time at William & Mary, Claire worked closely with Professor Brent Kaup to collect data on the prevalence of tick born illnesses, lead campus tours, and operate as an Orientation Area Director. Claire also served as an intern at McAllister & Quinn within the Nonprofit Practice.

Claire graduated from The College of William & Mary with a B.A. in Environmental Policy and International Relations.


  • Nonprofits Intern, McAllister & Quinn 
  • Orientation Area Director, College of William & Mary 
  • Research Assistant, AidData


  • Environmental issues
  • Data analysis
  • Research
  • Nonprofits
  • Federal Grants
  • Museums and Cultural Institutions
  • Consultant management


  • B.A., The College of William & Mary