Courtney Gately

Title: Grant Writer

At IAVA: Courtney joined IAVA in fall of 2021 as their grant writer. She is excited to apply her research and writing skills to help support IAVA’s mission.

Professional Background: Courtney has spent most of her career in nonprofit management supporting the veteran community, promoting economic self-sufficiency for disadvantaged women, and supporting children’s education in low-income areas. She has also worked within higher education as a development professional and an undergraduate adjunct.

More about Courtney: Courtney is the proud spouse of an Army veteran, bonus mom of one, a baking enthusiast, coffee connoisseur, home renovation amateur, and environmental law nerd. 

Courtney holds a Bachelor’s in Agriculture from Kansas State University, a Master’s in Nonprofit Management from Northeastern University in Boston, MA., and a J.D. from Texas A&M University School of Law (Gig ‘em!).

Ask Courtney about: Living the rural life, baking, how to make the perfect latte, Corgis, the Real Housewives, and Texas A&M.


Our country has an obligation to fulfill its promise to honor and support vets. Make a donation today to help IAVA fulfill its mission to connect, unite, and empower post-9/11 veterans.