Grant Writers

15 Questions to Ask a Grant Writer For Hire

Hiring a professional grant writer for your nonprofit agency is risky business. To reduce your risk, it is helpful to evaluate 5 key elements: success rate, amount of grant funding received, area of specialization, grant skills and customer service. In this article, you learn how to evaluate these by asking 15 questions and follow up questions.

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish: Why Grant Writers Don’t Work for Free

A frequently-asked question I’ve seen recently is, “Can grant writers be paid on commission?” It’s a question that guarantees a very spirited conversation. The short answer is no. Don’t even ask. Here’s a longer answer.