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Erica W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 8, 2013

Erica W.

Taking Your Non-Profit to New Heights
   United States
  |   Gurnee, IL
  |  2:25 pm Local Time

Overview

I want to promote the continued success of your organization. I specialize in non-profits and have a passion for the missions of the organizations that I assist. I am a degreed social worker with a masters in Public Administration. In graduate school, I concentrated on non-profit management. I am also formally trained in grant writing through the University of Colorado.

I have written content and copy for internet start-ups, non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies. In addition, I am a former Executive Director for a Chicago based non-profit....

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Jun 19, 2008|Grant Writing|Private|Completed
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4.6
Jun 10, 2008|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0
May 25, 2008|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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4.8

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Portfolio

Product description done for an insurance start-up
Copy was created for SalesHound.com's wireless capabilities. This was very early on in...
Article was written for GORP regarding experience on a Wisconsin bicycle trail.
This is an article published by WebReview in 2000.
An article written for a grantwriting site describing the two different types of grant...
An article/tips written for a yoga website.
This is the front end of a successful grant proposal for $250,000.
Article discusses how to simplify compliance for grants.
The article was written for a grant writing resource website.
Grant written for a non-profit organization
This is a manual that I created for the end-user in a self-directed Medicaid waiver.
I created this manual to train social workers in entering thier data collected from an...
I used the Haiku style of poetry for this ad.
I used Haiku style of poetry for this ad.

Skills (10)

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Program Managment
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Windows XP Administration
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Outlook
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Service Description

Areas of Achievement:

Administration/Program Management

- Leading a $1.5 million animal rescue organization. Implemented new technology to improve program effectiveness including winning a $100,000 Toshiba Technology grant. Increased adoptions 20% over previous year by streamlining the intake and adoption process. Reduced expenses by renegotiating vendor contracts.

- Administered $500,000 federal demonstration project that provided outreach to seniors citizens in the community. Successfully developed and implemented a revenue-generating housekeeping program. Collaborated with the local food bank in delivering over 19,000lbs of food boxes to at-risk seniors living in the community.

- Implemented a Self-Directed Medicaid Waiver for the State of New Mexico. Successfully interpreted policy and legislation to create processes, forms, procedure manuals, and programmatic policies. Performed community outreach to promote the new program. Developed the curriculum and provided trainings to employees state-wide on the new procedures.

- Managed a case management program that was funded through the Area Agency on Aging and provided services to a whole county. In the first six months, reorganized the program to increase the billable hours by 300%, exceeding the requirements of the contract.

- Created an emergency preparedness plan for pandemic influenza for a long-term care organization. This included interpreting federal and state policies on influenza, researching best...

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Education

University of Colorado
Masters in Public Administration
2006 - 2008
Northeastern IL University
Bachelor of Science - Social Work
2001 - 2004

Keywords

grant writing
business proposals
non-profit
manuals
presentations
nonprofit
grants
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