“I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”
In 2008, I began some coursework in grant writing, after informally helping with some grant writing projects in my own volunteer work. From there, I went on to complete a nine month grant writing internship for a non-profit called Foundation For the Challenged, that works to help individuals with developmental disabilities live as independently as possible. Upon completing that internship I focused my energies on increasing my knowledge base and experience in philanthropy by enrolling in The Non-Profit Leadership program offered jointly by The Ohio State University and Hands-On Central Ohio. As part of that program, I completed an internship with World Relief Columbus. There I worked in their Match Grant program assisting refugees who had recently come to the United States with their job search efforts. My work ranged from helping with resume writing and job applications, to developing training materials to assist clients with interview skills, and everything in between.
While many people find the world of grant research and writing tedious, I must confess that I love it! If your non-profit has a program that you would like to fund through grants, or if you are in need of some research to see if there are any funding opportunities that fit your programs, please contact me. I would love to help in any way that I can. My contact information is listed under Company Info, but you can also reach me using this contact form.