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Mark P. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 18, 2014

Mark P.

Grant Writer
   United States
  |   Panama City, FL
  |  5:30 am Local Time

Overview

I have 31 years in grant writing for public and private organizations, and have written successful proposals totaling $1.4 billion in funding.

My clients have ranged from local start-up social service agencies with a few volunteers to state colleges with 5,000 employees and more than 150,000 students. I have worked with US-based and international clients in almost every field literally from A-Z including all forms of art, civil rights, education (K-20), environmental protection, grassroots activism, health, medicine, natural sciences,...

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Grant Writing
Funding Source Research
English Proofreading
Academic Writing
Article Writing
Content Writing
Copywriting
Creative Writing
Editing
English Grammar

Service Description

Since 1982, I have worked with local, state, national and international organizations, including start-up and well-established governmental and nonprofit institutions with divergent missions addressing: Children & Youth, Community Development, Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Immigration, Medicine, Museums, Performing Arts, Public Safety, Social Services and Visual Arts. I have developed successful grant proposals seeking both long-term & project-specific funding, across the spectrum of available types of support including: Building/Renovation, Continuing Support, Emergency Funds, Endowment Funds, Equipment, General/Operating, Land Acquisition, Matching Funds, Program Development, Publication, Research, Scholarships & Seed Money.

A representative sampling of funding sources includes the following corporate & private foundations: Abbot Laboratories Foundation, Cowles Charitable Trust, Ford Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Lilly Endowment, W. K. Kellogg Foundation, and the MetLife Foundation. Proposals I have written have been funded by every Federal department from Agriculture to Veterans Affairs, and agencies in more than two dozen states including: California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.


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Florida State University
Master's Degree - Philosophy
2012 - Present
St. Thomas of Villanova University
Bachelor of Arts - English Literature
1983 - 1984
St. Thomas of Villanova University
Bachelor of Arts - History
1982 - 1983
St. Thomas of Villanova University
Bachelor of Arts - Political Science
1978 - 1982

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