Who Are The Grant Helpers?
TheGrantHelpers.com is focused on providing educational entitities, municipalities, and non-profits the grant writing experience they need, without the cost and overhead of permanent staff. With 32 years of combined grant writing and proposal management experience, The Grant Helpers can help you get the grant funding you need to accomplish your goals.
TheGrantHelpers.com is prepared to assist with any aspect of the grant writing process. In addition to helping you secure the funds you need to meet your goals, we can put you in touch with a variety of vendors who can be of service in the areas you need.
Mr. Garton has over three decades of experience with grant writing, program and project management, and administration. He used his degrees in education (bachelors and masters from the University of Illinois) first to teach in public schools, and then to develop educational materials for computers. His professional work experience prior to consulting includes both university and small business employment, with assignments ranging from grantwriter to documentation & training to Director of Operations, with specialties in computer-based education, software development, computer security projects, and many others.
As a member of the TheGrantHelpers.com, he can put his experience to work in many different environments - generating funds, saving time, and lowering costs - without the obligations of long-term employment.
Ms. Franzen has an English and Secondary Education degree from the University of Illinois. Before working for TheGrantHelpers.com, she spent six years teaching reading, writing, literature, and journalism to high school students. She has also had experience working as a business service representative in the emergency room of a level-I trauma center. At TheGrantHelpers.com, Ms. Franzen is a main contributor of the company's blog articles and maintains the company's website.
Rebecca Motley specializes in grant development for municipalities and non-profits. She has an extensive background in corporate and non-profit sector management, banking and real estate. Rebecca holds a B.S. and MBA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and lives in Champaign with her two daughters. She is the Municipality Grants Specialist at TheGrantHelpers.com.
With over 25 years of experience in education and organizational development, Carol designs and manages effective education programs for the business, government, education, and non-profit sectors. On behalf of teachers and non-profit organizations, she has identified, applied for, and received grants totaling over $1.75 million. At TheGrantHelpers.com, she serves as the Educational Grant Specialist.
Grant Writing Network
TheGrantHelpers.com also employs a network of qualified grant writers with experience in a variety of funding specialties. No matter the subject matter, you can be assured that we have someone qualified to help you secure funding.