Successful grant writer and researcher with one year's experience and PhD from Univ of Michigan (2004), where I taught students to write argument and expository papers for five years. Experience with international children's nonprofit and hospital grantwriting with state, corporate, and private grants.
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What I do best is to present arguments in a way that is clear, persuasive, and reader-friendly, a skill that was at the center of my academic career and is central to the craft of grant writing. I am seeking full-time or free-lance...
Grant Writing. I have years of experience with persuasive and expository writing and more than a year of grant writing experience, including state, corporate, and private grants. My first paid proposal -- for a state hospital grant -- was funded; others are awaiting decision. I also have experience with letters of inquiry and letters to politicians and board members, as well as over 40 mostly short published magazine articles.
Grant Research. Ive been actively researching and tracking state, federal, foundation, and corporate grants for nearly a year, and producing useful snapshot summaries of the options as an aid to decision making.
Working with Colleagues on Program Design. I am a good listener and careful communicator. I've worked with Mental Health, Nursing, Radiology, and Building departments in the hospital where I work part time, defining options and information needed for grants, and eliciting the level of detailed program specification required.
Other Relevant Experience. I havebeen Special Projects Editor for a healthcare marketing magazine for 2 1/2 years, acquiring both editorial and newsletter experience. I have several years background in programming and designed and recently built 3 Filemaker Pro databases to track over 600 journals and conferences for a Manhattan publisher. I have three summers proofreading and citation-checking experience.
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