Martha Raffaele

Grants Manager

Martha Raffaele is Chalkbeat’s grants manager. Before joining Chalkbeat, Martha was a grant writer for HomeSafe, a nonprofit in Lake Worth, Florida, serving victims of child abuse and domestic violence. In addition, Martha has extensive journalism experience, including 15 years in various reporting and editing roles with The Associated Press. She began her career as the education beat reporter for the Daily Messenger in Canandaigua, N.Y. Martha has a bachelor’s degree in English and newspaper journalism from Syracuse University.