Starting Your Own Grant Writing Business with Susan Bacon : Successful Nonprofits

Episode 82

Starting Your Own Grant Writing Business with Susan Bacon

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Episode 82

Starting Your Own Grant Writing Business with Susan Bacon

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by goldenburggroup

When recruiting a grant writer, consider the types of grants, hours required, and fees expected.

Since many nonprofit professionals dream of becoming a grant writing consultant, we recorded this session with Susan Bacon. Susan, who built and sold a successful grant writing business, shares the nuts and bolts of how to start a your own grant writing consulting practice.

*****Timestamped Highlights*****

(2:20) The decision to start a grant-writing business
(4:48) Susan’s first nonprofit clients
(7:20) Let’s Make a Deal! Determining the right price for grant-writing services
(11:48) Recommended online tools and developers for your grant writing
(14:05) Strategies for recruiting grant writers
(21:15) How Susan drove more sales to her business

Before starting your grant writing business, have your three-legged stool: A professional business mentor, A business lawyer, A great CPA

(24:00) How to close the deal with a nonprofit
(25:15) Susan shares her affiliations with Roller derby

Links:

The Mighty Eighth Media:  https://www.m8th.com/
Sandler Sales Training course: https://www.sandler.com/
Atlanta roller derby girls: http://www.atlantarollergirls.com/
Columns fundraising Grant Writing Service: www.columnsfundraising.com
Susan’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/susanbaconpalmettogrants/

 

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