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As a team, we’ve written thousands of grants for a wide variety of organizations. We can help with small and large foundation grants, grants to corporations, and government grants. Our services page has more information regarding our work.
There are very few grants available for starting a business. The vast majority of grant opportunities available are targeted towards nonprofit organisations. If you’re looking to launch a for-profit business with a grant, we suggest looking at opportunities through the
Our prices vary depending on the complexity of the project. When you contact us, we’ll set up a phone call to discuss your organisation’s grant history as well as your current needs. From there, we can offer a price estimate for the project. If, as we work, we think the price will exceed the original estimate, we’ll notify you as soon as possible. Our goal is to never surprise you with the invoice amount.
It is very difficult for new nonprofits to successfully apply for a grant. Most funders look for a long track record of success before even considering your application. And they’ll likely ask for three years of financial records as a requirement for submission. Further, you’ll likely be competing with long-established nonprofits for very limited grant money. There are a few exceptions, so we encourage you to check with us, but know that we may not encourage you to write a grant right away. If that’s the case, we may be able to help you work towards becoming “grant ready.”
It’s considered unethical for grant writers to work on commission. We require payment after the project is complete, regardless of outcome. For more information on this topic, check out this blog entry.
Yes! We work remotely with all of our clients, using email and phone calls to communicate. We’ve honed our communication processes over the years to ensure we’re efficient and effective at gathering everything we need to write a highly competitive grant application.
We partner with a nonprofit consultancy to offer strategic and business planning, board development, major and capital campaigns, individual giving campaigns, and annual fundraising services, all of which provides a more holistic approach to raising funds for nonprofits that need help in this area.