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James Bailey | Elance
 
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James Bailey

Grant Writer at a price you can afford
   United States
  |   Portland, OR
  |  7:52 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

You require a person that is not only proficient in the English language and art of expression, but can be passionate about your cause and finding opportunities that will help you further that cause. Grant writing is an art that consists of being able to understand your target, and properly convey your mission and the means by which you intend to accomplish that mission.
Experienced grant writer with previous direct service experience in the nonprofit field. I have worked providing services in the nonprofit arena for 12+ years, 3 1/2...

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Tested
Windows 7
Microsoft Sharepoint
SEO
Academic Writing
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Technical Writing
Management Skills
Content Writing
Computer Skills

Service Description

Being a grant writer does not mean that Grant Writing is all you do, if you want to truly help you client and not just make money, in addition to researcching and finding funders who match your project, I will assist you in becoming grant ready. That means more than just receiving the money. In becoming grant reeady you must have all the documentation that grant funders are going to want to see, make sure that you and your staff are prepared for a funder's site visit (and yes they do site visits and phone calls) and most importantly, getting your Board of Directors on board and ready for the phone calls they are going to receive from the funder.
I have written press releases for start up companies as well as non-profits, have done ghost writing, reviewed others writing for different clients, written articles, assisted in developing Business Plans, Mission and Goal Statements, and many other writings.
I assist my clients in becoming Grant Ready, which is more than just receiving grant money. I help them get the Board of Directors ready, their staff who will be implementing the program as well as Grant Management.
In addition to all of this I also teach Grant Writing for new grant writers twice a year. If you, after getting your first grant approved, want to save the expense of hring a grant writer, you might want to consider attending a class or holding a class in your area which woud allow you to attend for free.l


In addition to all of this I have authored a college...

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Education

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
B.S.
1981 - 1985
North Harris College Community College
A.A.S. General Studies
1979 - 1981

Keywords

Excellent Command of the English language
proficient in MS WORD
MS EXCEL
Power :Point
Java and Adobe plus I have many years experience in creative and technical writing at both the college and professional levels
Grant Writing
Ghost Writing
Editing
blog writing
fiction and native American poetry as well as Business Plans.
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