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Widseth Smith Nolting Welcomes Funding Specialist Knettel to Team

Widseth Smith Nolting

March 8, 2019

Cliff Knettel has joined Widseth Smith Nolting as a funding specialist. Knettel brings over 20 years of experience in grant writing for public, private, and nonprofit organizations. 

WSN’s funding department helps clients complete the necessary applications and provides them with the information and documents to get their projects approved by funding sources.

As a funding specialist, Knettel works primarily with cities to obtain and administer loan and grant funding for a variety of projects, including water, sewer, water resource management, fire and police equipment, community facilities, housing, and economic development. These projects are funded with programs such as DEED Small Cities Development Program, DEED Business Development Public Infrastructure, Rural Development, and other programs.

Widseth Smith Nolting is a multi-discipline firm of more than 200 employees providing engineering, architecture, land surveying and environmental services. Its offices are located in Alexandria, Bemidji, Brainerd, Crookston, East Grand Forks, and Forest Lake, Minnesota, and Grand Forks, North Dakota. More information is available at WidsethSmithNolting.com.


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