Rachel Clements | Program Officer

Rachel Clements oversees College Spark’s Community Grants program and collaborates on our initiative investments and advocacy strategies. Contact Rachel for assistance applying for a College Spark Community Grant and questions about current grants.

Before and Beyond College Spark:

Rachel joined College Spark in September 2011. During the previous ten years she helped kids reach their academic goals through direct service and fundraising for programs offering mentoring, tutoring, intensive advising, and other supports.  She is a graduate of the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. Rachel has two school-age kids who enjoy going to school, exploring, and  growing up in Edmonds.

Night Table Reading

  • We Don't Live Here Anymore, Andre Dubus
  • The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
  • Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life, Karen Fields

Quote of the Moment

“There is a difference between navigating the world and explaining it.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Contact Rachel

(206) 461-5480