Chantilly, Virginia, US
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A managment and consulting firm that helps you leverage resources to create social impact

Grant Writing

Grant Writing

Social Capital Solutions, Inc. can assist nonprofit organizations with grant writing and evaluation services for grant-funded projects or programs. Services include:

  • Working with client to gather electronic copies of:
    • IRS 501(c)3 letter(s) with tax ID#
    • Key personnel resumes
    • Annual budget for past 3 years (and copies of tax filings)
    • Most recent financial audit report
    • Letters of support from partnering organization
  • Working with clients to develop:
    • A logic model with S.M.A.R.T. objectives for the organization and one* project and/or program under the organization
    • Performance measurement plan
    • Budget narrative for one* project and/or program under the organization
    • Documentation of past experience

*Additional projects and/or programs will incur additional fees; fee includes logic model, performance measurement plan, and budget narrative.

  • Working with clients to set-up on-line accounts with potential funders
  • Working with clients interested in pursuing federal grants to set-up:
    • DUNS registration
    • SAMS registration

The amount of time put into a grant proposal will vary based on the RFP requirements. For foundation and private business grants, on average, it takes approximately 3 hours to complete a draft proposal for clients to review and provide feedback. It may take an additional 2 hours to incorporate suggestions for a final proposal.

Due to extensive requirements for of government (local, state, or federal) RFPs, it takes approximately 10 hours spread across two days to complete a draft proposal for clients to review and provide feedback. It may take an additional 20 to 30 hours spanned across 2 weeks to get a final proposal completed and ready for submission, depending on the time clients spend on reviewing and providing feedback on subsequent revised drafts.