Grant Writing

The Matriculadies grantwriting practice is uniquely qualified to help your nonprofit find and secure grant funding. In an increasingly competitive funding environment, it is critical to build a business case for partner investment that shows a quantitative return. We take a management consulting and business case development approach to grantwriting, and our success proves this approach works. With over $500,000 in grant awards per year, we are confident we can help your organization meet its goals.

For our nonprofit clients, we offer the following services:

  • Research - Identification of funding opportunities.

  • Program Development/Planning - Grant calendar development.

  • Strategy - Program by program and overall funding strategies.

  • Asset Development - Case for Support, Template Proposal, Budget Exhibits, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy Development, Supplemental Attachment Portfolio Development.

  • Grant Writing - Writing custom and editing of boilerplate proposals. We have experience with corporate, private, state and federal grant writing and submissions.

  • Report Writing - Reporting on funded grants.

We are aware that budgets are tight and many clients come to us with needs that outpace the resources to meet them. Initially, projects are scoped on a hourly basis, on a project by project basis. We are always happy to discuss your project at no charge. Contact us to schedule an appointment. References are available upon request.


Clients Include

Heartside Ministry
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Holland Historical Trust
Michilimackinac Historical Society
Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity
Underground Railroad, Inc. 
Alano Club of Kent County
Paws With a Cause
Grand Rapids Ballet
Shelter Art Foundation
Global Bible Initiative, Inc.
Institute for Bible Reading
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors 
Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan
Girls Choral Academy
Grand Rapids Symphony
Blandford Nature Center