Case Studies

Grants

Goal:

Obtain a state grant for a non-profit organization.

results:

  • Researched state agencies to assess funding possibilities and criteria, then presented the best options to the non-profit.
  • Wrote summary of the services can provide the target agency to achieve its goals, arranged meetings with senior officials to educate on capabilities, develop relationships and trust, and finalize the narrative description.
  • Drafted the proposal and secured $4.3M in grant funding.

Goal:

Obtain grant from the Department of Defense for a company.

results:

  • Identified the Rapid Innovation Fund opportunity that matched the company's expertise.
  • Assessed precise gaps and requirements of the military to align with the company’s capabilities.
  • Coached through the process and worked collaboratively to draft the narrative description for proposal submission. Maintained communications with DoD program managers.
  • 1 of 28 invited to submit full proposal application and awarded funds out of 1,034 submissions that totaled $3M over 3 years.