We offer a comprehensive approach to facilitate your quest for funds from private/public foundations and government agencies. Besides helping you prepare strong, persuasive proposals, we guide you in researching prospects, developing high-quality materials and budgets, and overall planning. We help you build a strong organization through strategic planning and capacity building efforts as needed for without a strong foundation in your organization, other development efforts will fall short.
Our Development Services include…
It is crucial to be charming, yet persuasive, when proposing an idea, much less when asking for money. Our superb grant writing services focus on all manner of government and foundation proposals. You can trust our experienced team of writers to create a proposal that not only ignites interest, but brings your idea to fruition.
- Organize and manage grant writing tasks to meet and exceed grant maker’s criteria
- Help prepare a detailed budget to match your project’s goals
- Develop a proposal outline to help prepare a winning grant proposal
- Prepare and write application content that is compelling and persuasive
- Ensure your grant application complies with the grant maker’s specifications
- Assist in ensuring your grant application meets required deadlines
- Take care of all necessary follow-up activities
Strategic Planning/Capacity Building
Strategy is everything when planning out a workable fund development plan. The goal is to strengthen your agency’s ambitious operations and programs while getting them noticed. We take time to develop a plan that is action-oriented and realistic based upon your unique situation.
- Create strategies to communicate your agency assets and program benefits
- Develop plans that qualify donor prospects
- Develop plans that offer training sessions for directors on building networks of supporters
We also have expertise in the capacity building arena as well. If your organization does not have strong leadership, governance and management, and/or programs, we can assist you with adapting and strengthening your capacity so you can be a more effective organization and, ultimately, have a greater impact in your community.
Research & Analysis
Behind every successful business decision is a savvy research team. In order to identify the best grant opportunities for your agency’s operations, our analytical experts incorporate sophisticated intelligence gathering activities formulated to highlight the best options available to you.
- Provide you with customized and comprehensive grant maker profiles that highlight points of contact, application guidelines, special criteria, etc.
- Make written recommendations on how best to seek funds from a relevant grant maker