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Hilary Ward, M.A. | Elance
 
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Hilary Ward, M.A.

Freelance Grant Writer and Features Writer
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I am an experienced writer with more than ten years of experience. I have successfully worked as a grant writer, article writer, and fiction writer and have also created marketing materials for various nonprofit organizations.

As a fundraiser and grant writing professional, I have successfully secured funding from major corporations, foundations and government agencies. Some of the corporations I have secured funding from include Allstate, McDonalds and Target and foundations include the Chicago Community Trust and the Noyce...

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Sep 29, 2012|Marketing & Sales Consulting|$4,398|Working

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Grant writing
Corporate Sponsorship Development

Service Description

**Secured close to $2 million in sponsorship for annual gala of national civil rights organization.
**Wrote winning grant proposals to local and national foundations and secured grants ranging from $10,000 to $500,000.
**Work featured in various publications such as Wild Sister, Corset Magazine and Rebellious Women’s Magazine.
**Secured media partnership with local ABC and Fox News affiliate in Chicago which included PSAs, outdoor advertising and televised town hall


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Employment

YMCA of the USA
Financial Development
2012 - Present
Donors Forum
Development Consultant
2011 - 2012
Created a corporate sponsorship program, secured sponsors for annual luncheon and one day conference and exceeded fundraising goal by 20%. Wrote grant proposals to foundations, developed marketing...
Chicago Urban League
Director of Development
2009 - 2011
South Shore Junior Golf Association
Consultant
2010 - 2010
Chicago Foundation for Women
Director of Corporate Relations
2006 - 2008
The Cradle
Community Outreach Manager
2002 - 2006

Education

Judson University
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
2007 - 2012
DePaul University
Bachelor of Arts in English
1997 - 2001
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