I get grants.
I understand them. I win them. And I have been sharing that understanding and success with nonprofits for more than a decade, helping my clients develop their grant seeking profiles while securing awards—including multimillion-dollar awards—from federal, state, local, and private funding sources.
Working from a comprehensive punch list of language and documents I have developed over the years, I will review your literature and assess your readiness to be competitive in your grant-seeking efforts. I will tell you what grants you are ready to go after now and I will tell you what to do to position yourself for more challenging (and rewarding) opportunities.
I will take you through the entire grant writing process, from the gathering of materials through to the final submission of a proposal. I work with program staff in either a leading or supporting role (depending on the client) to identify partners, define objectives, draft proposals, compile budgets, and assemble attachments. I am available to work on retainer and on a project-by-project basis.
With my grant management service, we expand the scope of the grant writing role to include the identification of opportunities through to the submission of reports. With this service, I will take all grant-seeking responsibilities off your plate, so you are free to do your organization’s good work.
Support nonprofit organizations with grant-seeking efforts. Assess readiness, write grants and related materials, and manage calendar of grant deadlines and reports. Current clients include:
CAPITOL REGION EDUCATION COUNCIL (CREC)
CREC is the Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) for the Greater Hartford area in Connecticut. Smaller than the state department of education yet larger than local school districts, Connecticut’s RESCs are intermediate-sized entities that support the instructional and operational components of Connecticut school districts. The state’s largest RESC, CREC serves thirty-five member districts in the region, which include over 300 public schools. It directly manages more than forty facilities in nearly a dozen towns, including sixteen interdistrict magnet schools.
CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY (CHS)
The CHS is a non-profit museum, library, research, and education center located in Hartford, Connecticut. Founded in 1825, the CHS is the seventh oldest historical society in the nation. With a mission of “Connecting you and the story of Connecticut,” the CHS plays a crucial role in chronicling and sharing the history and culture of the state. It is the state’s official historical society, and it houses the state’s official folk and traditional arts initiative, the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program.
LYMAN ALLYN ART MUSEUM
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is one of the largest private art museums along the coast between New York and Boston. Founded in 1926, the museum's permanent collection includes over 18,000 objects and spans a 2600-year period, ranging from ancient Greek and Roman artifacts to works by living artists, with strengths in 18th and 19th centuries American and European art.
CHILD AND FAMILY AGENCY OF SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT
With a heritage that dates from 1809, CFA is the largest non-profit children’s social service provider in southeastern Connecticut and serves over 10,000 children and families annually. CFA’s programs support children’s mental health, children’s physical healthcare, the prevention of child abuse, the treatment of family violence, teen pregnancy, parent education, child guidance, and childcare.