Grant Readiness Assessment
We complete a comprehensive review of your organization’s existing programs, documentation, evaluation procedures and financial recordkeeping to increase your competitive edge.
Set the stage for grant success
Gather required grant submission documents
Establish tracking systems & evaluation practices
Grant Proposal Development
We craft, edit, review and fully prepare custom Letters of Inquiry (LOI), grant applications, and proposals to generate funding for your organization.
Craft competitive grant proposal narratives
Write compelling and persuasive case statements
Establish goals, objectives, outcomes & evaluation measures
Review program budgets
We conduct customized research utilizing an exclusive database of more than 100,000 U.S. foundations to create a targeted 12-month grant solicitation strategy based on your organization’s fundraising goals.
Ensure alignment between foundation & organization
Get customized Prospect Research Reports
Start to Finish
Average of 10-15 hours to identify prospect and write grant proposal
Average of 6-12 months to receive grant funding
Grant Award Management
We develop a comprehensive donor-stewardship/grant-reporting plan that fully engages your funders to keep them committed to your cause.
Establish a reporting schedule and tracking system
Develop customized, timely, and relevant grant reports
Create meaningful donor stewardship and engagement plans
We appreciate your interest in our services and look forward to working with your organization to maximize your fundraising potential. Pen to Paper creates customized service packages to meet our client’s budgetary needs.
Grant Readiness Assessment
Prospect Research & Identification
Grant Consulting Services
For organizations interested in maximizing their fundraising potential and developing a comprehensive grant program, we provide services on retainer, guaranteeing your organization a specific number of hours per month of grant development services at a discounted rate. Services provided through retainer allow for bi-weekly updates, monthly/quarterly board reports, on-site visits, on-going prospect research & identification, and increased grant solicitations as well as other services and activities.
15 hours / month
20 hours / month
$2,400 / month
30 hours / month
$3,300 / month
PEN TO PAPER GRANT CONSULTING FOLLOWS THE ETHICAL STANDARDS OF THE GRANT PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION AND THE ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS. WE WILL NOT WORK ON A COMMISSION OR CONTINGENCY FEE BASIS, NOR ARE WE ABLE TO BUILD FEES INTO GRANT REQUESTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THESE ETHICAL GUIDELINES, PLEASE REFER TO GPA CODE OF ETHICS.