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Sam Shears

Updated 1 month ago

Been burned by "grant writers", how do I know they will be successful without commission? - 13 Replies

If anyone wants me to try and write them a grant, I'll do it for free. I'm trying to break into the field. I'm a high school senior at the moment,...


Updated 4 months ago

how to set fees - 10 Replies

Yes you are correct, this applies when you are fundraising and asking for contributions. But when you are applying for grants you are actually doing...


Updated 6 months ago

What are the best grant writer qualifications and training to get ahead? - 18 Replies

[QUOTE who="tnally in Grand Rapids, Michigan"]I work for a small non-profit and have written several grants for said company.I have been successful...

J. Garrett in Pleasantville, New York

Just starting out

Hi All I am new to grant writing as a full time profession. I have written educational grants for years, but now I am trying to do this full...

Holli in Watervliet, New York

Updated 12 months ago

Top grant writer skills needed to get the job. - 25 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every grant writer must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your grant writer...

OhioWriter in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 14 months ago

Grant Writing Workshops & Training - 15 Replies

I see plenty of grant writing workshops offered in-person and online, and am just wondering if anyone has found such classes valuable (or worthless)....

johannes1950 in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 16 months ago

Freelance Grant Writing and Geographic Location - 16 Replies

Having honed my writing skills as a Business Analyst for 11 years, as well has having written my business plan and successfully raised seed capital...

Laura in Lancaster, California

Updated 19 months ago


can a person have a grant written;then add the cost of the grant writer fee to the grant? if so,how would i contact the writer? i have 4,000 grants...

JRP66 in Summerville, Georgia

Grant Writing

OK, I’m 67 and have been retired for two years. Since retiring, I earned my BS degree. However, now that I have graduated, I’m getting bored. I...

Becky Grant-Widen in Farmington, Maine

Updated 32 months ago

Part-Time Grant Writing - 16 Replies

Is it reasonable to consider grant wrting as a side line to a full time job in order to supplement my income? Thanks for any suggestions.

Tuck in Great Neck, New York

Updated 38 months ago

Funding Resource Network -- Las Vegas, Nevada -- Grant Writer confusion?? - 13 Replies

In this country so many companies can get hurt by other companies with similar names that have bad reputations. Funding Resource Network and...

Cindy in Flagstaff, Arizona

Finding the right grant writer for our action sports non profit...

We are looking for a grant writer for a action sports non profit. Our focus is getting girls from outreach programs out on the water and becoming...

J. Turner in Wentzville, Missouri

Updated 43 months ago

Freelance and Contractual Options - 2 Replies

I have been a grant writer for 25 years but my favorite part is to move into project management for start-ups. I have worked for an organization for...

Christie in WV

Updated 45 months ago

A Career in Grant Writing - 6 Replies

Hi all, I'm an English student entering her senior year at a competitive research university. I'd like to apply my degree to a career in...

Jolie in Hialeah, Florida

Updated 48 months ago

Masters Degree Requirement - 4 Replies

Is a BA enough to achieve a high salary in grant writing, or must one have a MA?

Becky in Rochester, New York

Updated 49 months ago

Is a degree necessary? - 7 Replies

I am thinking of taking an on-line grant writing certification course - is this a good way to go?

Award Winning Grant Writer in Safety Harbor, Florida

Updated 49 months ago

Are grant writer job opportunities growing or declining? - 6 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most grant writer... in Los Angeles, California

Has you ever missed out on a job opportunity because you didn't know how to write a grant proposal?

If you have ever missed out on a job opportunity because you lacked a particular skill you know how frustrating this can be. What did you do to get...

Phil Johncock in Reno, Nevada

Updated 56 months ago

Where is a good place to find Grant / Proposal Writers in the Washington, DC area? - 3 Replies

Hi, thought I would visit the site to ask where to find proposal / grant writer candidates. I've gone the traditional route (job postings,...

Full Time Grant Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 57 months ago

What are typical grant writer salaries? - 5 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Grant Professor in Windham, Maine

Updated 59 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your grant writer career? - 3 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a grant writer? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Grant Professor in Windham, Maine

Updated 59 months ago

FAQ - 4 Replies

What is a grant writer

Grant Professor in Windham, Maine

Updated 59 months ago

Getting a grant writer job. - 3 Replies

How did you get your start doing grant writer work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Grant Professor in Windham, Maine

Updated 59 months ago

retainer fees - 2 Replies

I am curious about setting retainer fees for grant writing services. How exactly does this work and how does it differ then setting fees with a max...

Zapgrants in Augusta, Maine

Updated 62 months ago

Transitioning to grant writing - 3 Replies

Hi, I am a freelance writer who has done more than a decade of work on magazines and with companies doing marketing and PR work. I'm at a...

Zapgrants in Augusta, Maine

Updated 62 months ago

Budgeting for Grant Writing Fees - 3 Replies

I have previously written grants as a volunteer but am starting my own business and need some advice. I have read the debate over flat fee vs. % and...

David Vandevert in Gresham, Oregon

Updated 75 months ago

grants - 4 Replies

I payed a company a fee for writing a grant they said I was granted this money yet they would not send me any verfication of approval they told me I...


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