Daniel Schmidt

Daniel Schmidt

Grant Writer

Daniel writes grant proposals and works to help power Stand.earth’s campaigns to protect people and the environment. Joining Stand in March 2021, Daniel brings more than a decade of experience crafting grants for environmental and social justice organizations, a passion for writing and wild places, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota.

Living in traditional O'odham and Hohokam Lands just outside of Tucson, AZ, Daniel enjoys hiking, biking, and exploring the deserts and mountains of Southern Arizona. He’s twice raced in the 105-mile Tour de Tucson (once achieving a photo-finish, 1,794th place) and can often be found at a local brewery, coffeeshop, or taqueria. He lives with his fiancée, Heather, and chihuahua, Lucy.