30 minutes | May 1, 2018

Starting Your Own Grant Writing Business with Susan Bacon

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.


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/


*****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

(24:00) How to close the deal with a nonprofit

(25:15) Susan shares her affiliations with Roller derby  

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