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Updated 1 month ago

how to set fees - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="cevans1969 in Newport, North Carolina"]I would strongly recommend taking courses of any type. If you need a suggestion, I took two...


Grant Writers¦Fundraisers¦Compliance fees

Newbie Question: Is it true that *grant writers* are considered to be *professional fundraisers* or *fundraiser consultants* and, therefore, required...


Updated 3 months ago

What are the best grant writer qualifications and training to get ahead? - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="June in Decatur, Georgia"]Assuming "everyone understands it regardless of the spelling" is no excuse to be lazy and/or lax with one's...

Denise Ringeman in Denver, Colorado

Updated 9 months ago

Been burned by "grant writers", how do I know they will be successful without commission? - 20 Replies

I have been burned several times by "grant writer" who I paid up front and never obtained a grant. I understand that it is "unethical" to hire on...

Ashley in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Freelance Grant Writing

Hi all, I graduated with a BA in English & Writing and began working for a large nonprofit as a grant writer. During my 9 months with the...

keithjackson64@*****.*** in Riverdale, Georgia

Updated 26 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...

HeliosEducationLab in El Cajon, California

What if you have a great idea but don't have a 501 (c)(3)?

If you are/were a researcher who wanted to get a project funded with a grant...but you were not affiliated with an institution or organization that...

Kevin in Oakland, California

Is Grant Writing right for me?

Hi, I have an MA in music and am a professional jazz/classical musician but have considered maybe doing something on the side. I see a lot of...

Marge Bitetti in Corona, California

Updated 41 months ago

Freelance Grant Writing and Geographic Location - 18 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...

Jeff in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

Is now a good time to start a grant writing consulting business?

Does anyone have an opinion on the current market for new freelance grant writers/grant writing consultants? Is it a good time to launch a new grant...

Elisabeth in Houghton, Michigan

Updated 41 months ago

Grant Writers Pay - 1 Reply

I'm a newly developed 501(c)3 seeking a grant writer to seek and apply for grants for our organization. What is the normal fees?

jseliger in New York, New York

Updated 42 months ago

Just starting out - 1 Reply

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 59 months ago

Top grant writer skills needed to get the job. - 24 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 61 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)....

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 78 months ago

Part-Time Grant Writing - 15 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 84 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 89 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 91 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 94 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 95 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 96 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 103 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 103 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 106 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 106 months ago

FAQ - 4 Replies

What is a grant writer

Grant Professor in Windham, Maine

Updated 106 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 106 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 109 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 109 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 122 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...


Tips for grant writer interviews.

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming grant writer interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

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