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Toni H. | Elance
 
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Toni H.

Grant Writing. Editing and Proofreading Services
   United States
  |   Aurora, IL
  |  4:58 am Local Time

Overview

I am a passionate communications professional with 18 years of industry experience. For the past 10 years, I have specialized in grant writing and nonprofit fundraising and development. I have a knack for helping clients to tell their stories in a precise and compelling manner.

I have been complimented on my superb attention-to-detail and exceptional editing and proofreading abilities. I truly enjoy any challenge to make a document read just a little better. I commit to offering my clients a fast turn-around without compromising quality...

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Writing
Creative Writing
Grant Writing
Technical Writing
Public Speaking
Fundraising
New Business Development
Marketing
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Word

Employment

Careers in Nonprofits
Grant Writer, Elgin Community College Foundation
2013 - Present
Perform prospect research, prepare grant proposals for submission to foundation prospects, advise Executive Director on prospect funding interests and application guidelines.
Self-Employed
Freelance Writer
2011 - Present
South Suburban PADS
Grant Writing and Fundraising Consultant
2013 - 2013
Developed boilerplate templates for grant proposals and related correspondence. Edited, updated and revised outdated proposals and related materials. Made recommendations to senior leadership...
Rainbows For All Children
Development Officer
2008 - 2011
Cultivated relationships with foundation, corporate and individual donors. Oversaw development and submission of grant proposals. Managed processing, tracking and acknowledgement of foundation,...
American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate
Foundations Director
2006 - 2008
Researched, solicited, cultivated relationships, and stewarded gifts among foundations within the 11-state Midwest Affiliate. Collaborated with internal partners on program development, proposal...
Near North Health Service Corporation
Grant Writer
2004 - 2006
Prepared grant proposals to foundation, corporate and government entities. Maintained database of individual, corporate, foundation and government contributions. Submitted progress reports in...
Danielle Ashley Communications
Vice President of Marketing
2000 - 2002
Provided senior-level leadership to 12-person staff; managed community relations and public relations accounts.
The Haymarket Group
Senior Public Affairs and Fundraising Associate
1996 - 2000
Provided community relations and public affairs support for institutional and corporate accounts. Managed major fundraising campaigns for prominent government officials and political candidates.

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago
Master of Arts in Communications
1994 - 1999
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
1987 - 1991
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grant writing
editing
proofreading
ghost writing
communications
spelling and grammar
Microsoft Word
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