Muffy Grant joined NCECF in June 2019. Prior to her role as Executive Director, she was Director of Development at both Prevent Child Abuse NC and the Institute for Child Success in Greenville, SC. Before making a career change by entering the world of child advocacy in 2015, Muffy spent the previous decade involved in exchange visitor programs in public/private partnership with the Department of State. Muffy has had the good fortune to travel to many countries in support of public diplomacy efforts but believes that diplomacy truly begins early and at home and is happy to be a champion for the children of her native state, North Carolina.
Muffy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Humanistic Studies from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame and her Master Degree in International Affairs focusing on demographics and labor migration from Georgetown University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. Muffy sits on several councils, task forces, and advisory committees and serves on the boards of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC Chapel Hill, NC Home Visiting and Parenting Education Collaborative Board, St. Raphael Catholic School, and the Douglas Foundation. She and her husband are parents to four young children.