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Take the Stress Out of Grant Writing

Grant Writing Made Easy: Get Funding for Your School or Nonprofit

Looking for stress-free grant writing services? As an experienced grant writer, I can help you organize your grant-seeking efforts and create high-quality proposals that reflect your organization's mission and values.

With my organized approach to grant seeking, you'll be in control of the process and confident in your ability to secure funding. I'll provide you with an extensive list of potential grants that align with your priorities, giving you the best chance of success.

My grant proposals are powerful and compelling, capturing the attention of funders and increasing your chances of winning. Whether you're a school or nonprofit in the education sector, I'm here to help you get the funding you need to fulfill your mission and accelerate academic achievement.

Take the first step and contact me today to get started on your grant writing journey.

Current and Recent Clients

Clients

Successful Collaborations

CCA Patriots

Cheyenne Classical Academy

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Supported team development of the charter school application; working on multiple grants to support proposed charter school in 2022.

WCA Sentinels

Wyoming Classical Academy

Casper, Wyoming

Supported team development of the charter school application; working on multiple grants to support proposed charter school in 2022.

HHA Hawks

Heritage Heights Academy

Centennial, Colorado

Ongoing grant writing services for charter school. Developed charter school renewal application, based on the original application that I co-wrote in 2016. Served on the board of directors from 2016 to 2018.

Glacial Hills Elementary

Glacial Hills Elementary School

Starbuck, Minnesota

Grant writing services for charter school in 2022

American Legacy Academy

American Legacy Academy

Windsor, Colorado

Supported team development of the charter school application and the 2022 Colorado CSP Grant application

Social Justice School

Social Justice School

Washington, DC

Periodic grant writing to support programs and leadership goals for charter school

Lamad Academy Charter School

Lamad Academy Charter School

Brooklyn, New York

Grant writing services provided  throughout 2021

Capstone Classical Academy

Capstone Classical Academy

Pleasant View, Utah

Wrote multiple grants for charter school; Supported leadership to open new school

Nonprofits & Other Contracts

CE Mitchell Tutoring Services
EduMatrix
Academica Nevada
Colorado Department of Education
US Department of Education
HEPH Foundation

Services

Empowering Your Organization for Grant Writing and Fundraising Success

Are you ready to take your organization's grant writing and fundraising efforts to new heights? At Granting Your Vision, we are dedicated to helping schools and nonprofit organizations achieve their funding goals and make a lasting impact in their communities. Our comprehensive range of services is tailored to meet your organization's unique needs and priorities, providing you with the necessary tools and expertise to succeed.

DIY Support for Grants Success Package

Empower Your Team for Grant Writing Success

Are you ready to take your grant funding to the next level? This program is designed to help your organization build a resilient and effective grants program. With our DIY Support service, we will provide your team with the necessary tools and resources to develop in-house capacity for managing grants. 

Services include:

  • Grant Readiness Audit

  • Grant Prospect Research

  • GuideStar Profile 

  • Training in Program Development

  • Training in Grant Writing

  • Grant Application and Review

  • Budget Development

  • Training for Board Support

Don't miss out on the opportunity to achieve your grant writing goals. Contact me today to learn more about how this package can help your organization build capacity in grant writing and program development.

Full Service Foundation Grants Success Package

Secure Funding to Achieve Your Mission with Foundation Grants

Is your organization struggling to secure the funding it needs to achieve its mission? Our Foundation Grant Success Package can help. We specialize in navigating the competitive world of foundation grants for schools and education nonprofits.

Services include:

  • Grant Readiness Audit

  • Funding Plan

  • Grant Proposal Research

  • Grant Templates

  • Grant Prioritization

  • Grant Proposal Development

  • GuideStar Profile

  • Program Budget Development

  • Professional Grant Management

With our expertise in foundation grant funding, We can help your organization secure the funding needed to make a difference in your community. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you submit compelling grant proposals that have the best chance of being funded.

Federal Grant Services

Get Ahead with Comprehensive Federal Grant Support

Our comprehensive federal grant support package provides a hassle-free way for schools and non-profit organizations to secure federal funding. With our expert guidance and support, you can focus on achieving your mission while we handle the complexities of the federal grant process.

Services include: 

  • Grant Readiness Audit

  • Federal Grant Research

  • Navigating Grants.gov

  • Training Support

  • Grant Narratives Development

  • Needs Statement Narrative

  • Program Description Narrative

  • Action Plan Development

  • Budget Development

  • Evaluation Plan Development

Don't let the complexity of the federal grant process hold you back from achieving your mission. Contact me today to learn more about how we can help your organization succeed with federal grants.

Funding Plan

Maximize Your Fundraising Efforts and Achieve Financial Stability with a Comprehensive Funding Plan

To help your organization reach its financial goals, we offer a standalone service focused on developing a customized Funding Plan. This plan serves as a strategic roadmap, empowering you to secure funding from various sources, including grants, donations, and sponsorships.

 

Working closely with our experienced team, we will assess your organization's funding needs and set clear, actionable goals. Through a collaborative process, we will identify effective fundraising strategies tailored to your organization's unique strengths and opportunities. We will develop a comprehensive plan that outlines specific activities and timelines, enabling you to execute your fundraising efforts with precision and efficiency.

 

By leveraging our expertise and industry insights, you can unlock the full potential of your fundraising initiatives. A well-crafted Funding Plan will provide you with the guidance and direction needed to maximize your fundraising efforts and propel your organization towards financial sustainability. With a strategic roadmap in place, you can confidently approach funders, showcase the impact of your programs, and secure the resources necessary to make a lasting difference in your community.

 

Invest in a Funding Plan today and empower your organization to thrive financially, achieve its mission, and create a positive and lasting impact. Contact us to learn more about how our Funding Plan service can transform your fundraising strategy and help you unlock the resources needed to make a meaningful difference.

Learn how to connect with your community to attract the support you need. Let Granting Your Vision help your nonprofit organization or school achieve fundraising success.

Let's Talk!

Let's work together to make a positive impact in your community. Whether you need help securing funding, navigating the federal grant process, or designing and developing programs, we support your organization's goals. Contact me today to schedule an exploratory call and start taking steps toward achieving your mission.

Pupils in Greenhouse

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

How long have you been writing grants?

I started writing grants in the summer of 2018, working with an independent charter school in Utah.

What are your primary areas of expertise?

I have worked with charter schools for over 20 years, as a founding parent, teacher, director, and board member. I have written over 75 foundation grants for charter schools. I have also developed charter school applications, training materials, and several major/federal grants.

 

I served as a Peer Reviewer for CSP Grants (US Dept of Ed, 2018, 2019, 2022 & 2023) and CCSP Grants (Colorado Dept of Ed, 2020 & 2021), where I learned how CSP grants are evaluated and scored. I also reviewed the 2022 Education Innovation & Research (EIR) Grant and 2022 Full Service Community Schools (FSCS) Grant. 

What is your understanding of school funding and nonprofit organizations?

I have worked in charter schools since 2000, when I was a founding parent at a charter school in Colorado. I joined the staff as a teacher, and then moved on to teach at several other charter schools. I completed a Master's degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Charter School Leadership in 2009, and then I served as a Charter School Director for eight years. I am very familiar with charter school finances and best practices for grants management.

In addition, I have spent the past three years working directly with small nonprofit organizations to develop programs and write grant proposals. 

What experience do you have working with grants for schools and nonprofits?

I have written more than 75 foundation grants for charter schools and nonprofits in seven different states. I enjoy working with education nonprofits that support students, such as those that provide STEM programming and after-school tutoring programs. I have also written a CSP grant for a new charter school in 2023.

What is your process like?

Grant writing is a team process. We will work together to be sure your organization is grant-ready, which means you are in the best possible position to win the grants we apply for. This includes ensuring all documentation is ready, you have clear and compelling statements to describe your work, and we select the right grants. 

 

Everything is driven by your goals and priorities. I'll ask you to share basic documents with me, such as your IRS 501(c)(3) letter, recent budget, and charter or strategic plan goals. Together, we identify grants that are appropriate to your goals. With your approval, I begin to draft the grant proposal(s). I'll communicate often early in the process so that we can be sure the work is meeting your expectations. I'll ask for your input on grant goals and expected outcomes, and request any additional information required for the grant. You will have a chance to review the final draft before it is submitted. If I am writing multiple grants for your school, I will track submissions and expected notification dates.

What would you expect from me or my staff?

You'll need to provide documents and information as needed. When a draft is submitted, I'll ask you to read it attentively and provide feedback so I can be sure to meet your expectations. If you have any questions throughout the process, please let me know.

What is your availability?

My schedule is flexible but I do have ongoing commitments to work around. I can usually produce a foundation grant within two weeks. Major grants or federal grants require advance notice and may take six weeks to complete.

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Testimonials

What They’re Saying

 Charlotte Callegari

Hi Peggy, 


I feel blessed to have found your books and information! I have learned a lot about the importance of the thank you when creating a letter. 


We are a Visual and Performing Arts Academy in Southern California. We are happy to have completed our first year successfully. 

Your ideas and suggestions are awesome! I am eager to the possibility of putting them in motion.

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720 409-2157

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