Joe O’Neill

Over the past decade, Joe has worked in the fields of music, education and nonprofit development. After graduating from UMass Amherst with a degree in music performance and arts administration, he spent six years teaching private music lessons and touring New England as the drummer for the indie duo Kid Coyote. In 2019, he earned a certificate in grant writing from Bridgewater State University and began his career as a grant writer. As a freelancer, he has written proposals in a variety of funding areas, including animal welfare, historical preservation, and transitional housing. He is excited to be able to support youth involvement in the arts.