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Laura Everhart | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 7, 2013

Laura Everhart

Grant writer with 13 years experience
   United States
  |   Cincinnati, OH
  |  5:08 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $24

A professional grantwriter, currently working on a freelance basis, Laura most recently served as the Development Director for the 103 year old CincySmiles Foundation. Duties and accomplishments included:

1. Research to identify new individual, foundation, and government prospects.
2. Preparing drafts of grant proposals and reports.

Selected Accomplishments:
HUD Continuum of Care Grant ($179,764)
Dental Safety Net Grant (2012) ($76,400)
Good Neighbor Foundation Grant (2012) ($100,000)
Kellogg Foundation Grant 2012 ($125,000)...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Business Writing
English
Editing
English Proofreading
English Spelling
Grant Writing
Resume Writing
Microsoft Expression Studio
Windows 7
Microsoft Access Administration

Service Description

A proven track record of completing difficult projects on schedule and on tight budgets. An ability to work independently with limited communications and scant support. Excellent interpersonal skills, a professional attitude, and firm personality to manage projects independently or as a team member. Peers and clients consider me knowledgeable and positive and able to motivate personnel at all levels.
-Community Relations
-Grant/Proposal Writing
-Research/Prospecting
-Extensive Non-Profit Expertise
-Skilled Communicator
-Organizational Skills
-Excellent People Skills and Phone Persona
-Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook
-Database Management
-Established Customer Service Experience
-Unsurpassed Work Ethic
-Demonstrated Computer Competency in a variety of software packages.

KEY AREAS OF CONTRIBUTION:

-A Communicator: Using strong verbal skills as a writer, speaker, and a listener.
-A Decision Maker: Identifying creative options and making practical and effective choices under pressure.
-A Planner: Consistently achieving short and long-range goals.
-An Organizer: Ordering complex projects into sensible procedures.
-A Researcher: Identifying and profiling individual, corporate and foundation prospects and funders as well as various other types of information.
-A Designer: Creating the correct document for the appropriate need.


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Employment

Cincinnati Hamilton County Community Action Agency
Planning Administrator
2010 - 2011
Granted by Everhart, LLC
Founder/Owner/Grantwriter
2005 - 2010
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Prospect Manager/Researcher
1999 - 2005

Education

Xavier University
Masters of English
- 2003
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Bachelors Degree in English
- 1991

Keywords

Grants
research
federal
writing
proposals
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