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Mikaela Kauma

Grant Content Writer

Mikaela Kauma serves as the grant content writer at the McCain Institute. In this role, she supports multiple teams with grant writing efforts that allow the Institute to expand its impact and ensure each program has the necessary resources it needs to meet its goals.

Mikaela is also a graduate student in the nonprofit leadership and management program at Arizona State University, where she found her love for purpose-driven grant writing. Originally from Minnesota, she holds a B.S. degree in public health from St. Catherine University and worked for a few years in clinical research while living in Denver, Colorado. She now lives abroad in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg with her husband. Outside of work, she enjoys swimming, art, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.