Kristen Hayes Consulting assists organizations with seeking and securing public and private grant resources.

Grant writing services include:

  • Researching potential Federal, state, local, and private foundation grant opportunities to determine funding priorities and availability of funds
  •  Reviewing the client’s portfolio of services to determine “best fit” with potential funders
  • Conceptualizing a proposed program that is manageable for your organization to run, and that entices funding
  • Preparing a letter of inquiry (LOI) as your organization's first point of contact with a potential foundation funder
  • Writing the application narrative
  • Developing and presenting the budget
  • Maintaining contact with the potential funding organization during the grant-making process to ensure follow-up is complete and timely

Grant review services include:

  • Reviewing client-drafted proposals for adherence to the funder's request for proposal (RFP) requirements: I will score your proposal against the established criteria and provide written feedback to strengthen your application