Grant Helper President Roland Garton presented a national seminar on grant funding to Siemens' Intelligent Traffic Division in November 2013, and will present a condensed version via webinar on April 15, 2014.

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As a result of reoccuring tragedies related to violence in schools, we've noticed a continued heightened interest in school security.

In response, we offer our free School Emergency Preparedness Overview document. This checklist is intended to identify obvious gaps in school security and emergency preparedness plans.

Are you ready to attract grant dollars?

What does it mean to be "grant ready?" What are the benefits to being prepared? Download our free Grant Readiness Document and find out.

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Make Your Case

Your case is your fundamental, underlying argument for funding.

You need five pillars to support your case:

  • need,
  • uniqueness,
  • impact,
  • matched goals, and
  • feasibility

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Grant Writing Services That Fit Your Needs

We can help you secure grant funds without the overhead of permanent staff.  You might need advice on one proposal for a few hours, or may take advantage of long-term funding strategy and implementation services.  Before doing any work, we will get to know you, your situation, and your needs so that we can provide effective grant writing support.

The most successful proposals are tailored to your specific needs and the funding program goals.  Successful grant writing therefore requires a lot of interaction.  We work closely with you so that your proposals are yours, not ours.

Contact us to tell us about your needs, ask a question, or request a free initial grant writing consultation.  We offer an array of grant writing services: 

  • Find a funding source.  We can help identify high-priority funding sources from databases of thousands, quickly narrow the list, make recommendations, and make you aware of potential problems and pitfalls.

  • Grant writing.  We can take ownership of the proposal, from text generation to submission, or we can guide you through the process.

  • Grant writing research & support. Support may include planning, advice, review, general guidance, online research to substantiate your case, or more, depending on your needs.

  • Information and training.  Want to improve your grant writing skills and learn more about any aspect of the grant writing and funding process?  We offer customized seminars, live and over the web.

Initial grant writing consultations and advice are always free. Contact us to ask us a question, tell us about your needs, or find out more about writing successful grant proposals.

Join Our Free Grant Notification Service


Let The Grant Helpers help you find funding opportunities. We’re constantly reviewing grant opportunities, and we’d like to keep your needs in mind. Join The Grant Helpers Watch List, and if we come across a grant that might be a fit for your organization, we’ll let you know.

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The service is free, and there’s no obligation for you to use our other services.
If you have an immediate funding need or question, you can contact a Grant Helper. We offer a wide array of grant funding research, writing, and support services to fit many budgets. 

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