Penn State Harrisburg

Kelly A. Allen, LSW

· Grant Support Specialist; Office of Research and Outreach


Kelly Allen joined Penn State Harrisburg in 2016 as a Grant Support Specialist in the Office of Research and Outreach. Her main role is to support faculty with their activities to secure external funding (proposal submissions and grants management). Kelly also provides technical assistance and support in the area of grants management to faculty.

Kelly came to Penn State with an extensive background in Human Services. She served in various capacities focusing on aging and disability issues across the state of Pennsylvania. As a Program Director, Program Evaluator and Administrator she has been successful in securing funding and collaborating for increased opportunities.