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Let's Talk Grants

I specialize in teaching nonprofit leaders on how to craft grant proposals for their programs. Also, I offer full-service grant writing for nonprofit professionals who would like for Alana Knows Nonprofits to write the grant proposal on their behalf. 

Please Complete Grant Writing Questionnaire

Complete the brief questionnaire below to help Alana understand more about your grant writing needs. She will be in touch within 24 to 48 hours and to schedule a one-on-one 15-min. complimentary consultation.

Grant Writing Services

Grant Writing Mastery Course (Done With You)


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This course is an exclusive opportunity for a nonprofit leader who is ready to take the guesswork out of grant writing and the next step of winning grants. This course is designed to provide you with one-on-one guided support from a grant writer and coach by learning step-by-step on developing a successful grant proposal. The client is responsible for attending three classes, asking questions, and completing homework assignments. The client is responsible for writing the proposal and the coach will review and edit all assignments.

The end result of this service is the client walking away feeling confident in grant writing, how to apply for grant opportunities, and access to grant research.

The Pricing for the Services Below Varies Dependent Upon Client Needs

Please Complete Grant Writing Questionnaire for a Better Understanding

Full-Service Grant Writing (Done For You)

This service is ideal for emerging nonprofit clients who are grant-ready and whose programs are fully developed and operating. The consultant does all the heavy lifting and will meet with the client three to four times for clarity, timeline development and editing purposes. This service will include a tailored grant proposal designed by the consultant, a copyeditor for proofing, and a detailed list of funders with upcoming application deadlines.

Grant Research & Prospecting

This service will provide research grant opportunities and advise clients on which grant opportunities to approach and how to apply. In addition, the consultant will develop a grant calendar of available opportunities and deadlines.

Grant Management (Monthly Retainer)

This service is ideal for clients who need a grant manager to apply for grant opportunities and build relationships with the funder. Clients for this service are grant-ready and have the necessary documents and resources for applying for grants. This service does not include writing a grant proposal - it is only for the management of grants.   

Frequently Asked Questions about Grant Writing

How long does it take to write a grant proposal?

The timeline depends on the complexity of the program, scope of work, etc. Generally, it takes between 3-5 weeks.


Can I pay the grant writer from awarded money/contingency?

No. It is no longer considered an ethical use of funds to pay the grant writer from awarded money, nor is it allowed by funders. It's best practice to agree and pay a fixed rate at the beginning of the project.

Do you guarantee I'll be awarded the grant?

No, funding is never a guarantee. Even if everything aligns with the heavens, the funder makes the final decision on who is and is not awarded a grant. 


How long will it take to receive awarded funds?

It can take months to receive awarded funds and depends on the guidelines of the funder.

Please note: For grant writing services, this is for nonprofit organizations that are a 501 c 3 tax-exempt that caters to youth development, women and girls, and minority/disadvantaged communities. This service is only for community and foundation grants. No Federal grants.

(These services are for only one program and payment plans are included)

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