About Kathleen Weissenberger
Kathleen Weissenberger founded KW Consultants LLC in 2015 after spending the previous 10 years serving as the Director of Grant Services and State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Director for the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA). KW Consultants provides states, local governments and non-profits with grant writing, grant administration and program management services as well as providing training and technical assistance related to the CDBG Program and cross-cutting federal requirements.
In her role with the Office of Community and Rural Affairs, Kathleen Weissenberger’s responsibilities included the overall management and oversight of the state’s federally funded CDBG program, including program design, program management and regulatory compliance. In addition to this annual allocation of approximately $30 million, Kathleen Weissenberger was responsible for the distribution and regulatory compliance of two separate CDBG Disaster Recovery Programs totaling over $450 billion.
Kathleen Weissenberger served on the Board of Directors for the Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA) from 2010-2015. She has instructed several national-level CDBG training courses, including CDBG Cross Cutting Issues, Basically CDBG for States, CDBG Boot Camp and CDBG Sub-Grantee Training.
Prior to her role at the State of Indiana, Kathleen Weissenberger held the position of the Director of Operations for Medical Care & Outcomes, LLC where she managed all day-to-day operations for the firm, including a federally funded Rural Health Outreach Grant.
Before returning to Indianapolis in 2002, Kathleen Weissenberger fulfilled the role of Director of Administration for Solera Capital, a $250M venture capital fund in New York City providing funding for a variety of industries. In her role at Solera, Kathleen was responsible for handling all day-to-day operations of the fund including fundraising, financial accounting, human resource management, facilities management, and supervision of the administrative staff. Prior to that, she held the position of Office Manager for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter in the fixed income and equity controllers division where she managed the workforce and budget process, facilities and operations as well as supervised all administrative personnel.
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