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Results-Oriented Grant Readiness, trainings, & social/public benefit Program Development Services
Get Grant Ready (GGR) provides grant readiness consulting and services to individuals, faith-based organizations, and grass roots organizations throughout the U.S. interested in providing public services to communities in urban, rural, and suburban community settings.
We have the right solution for you. Contact us today for a free quote. Don't be taken for a ride by a freelance grant writer, company, or website that offers to write grants for your charity WITHOUT properly vetting your organization. It's literally impossible to successfully develop proposals without properly determining whether or not the prospective applicant meets some general and/or specific grant making criteria. Allow us to help your organization GET GRANT READY, and stay GRANT READY!
High-Quality Services, Integrity
High quality-service, and integrity. These four simple words are the foundation of our company’s philosophy. When opening our doors in 2006, the decision was made to focus on grant writing with the vision to become a contract grant writing consulting business that works with clients on a local, national, and international scale. What we discovered over the past twelve years was that organizations approaching us were not really ready to apply for grants, and many other organizations were attempting to skirt the rules hoping they could trick someone into writing a grant for their nonprofit (which was often not legally incorporated) and more often pro-bono.
Things GGR will not do:
- We do not work pro bono. We charge an hourly or flat rate, and we do provide free quotes for your project. We offer a free 30-minute consultation, and we do maintain a clock. Grant writing, grant readiness, and program/project development are hard work, and often times organizations require much more work to be "grant ready" than they actually know.
- We do not work on a contingency basis. If we offer high-quality grant readiness, writing, and research services for our clients, we expect to be compensated..... promptly. Due to the amount of time and resources required associated with grants, we must charge our clients. We work years to acquire and hone these highly technical skills. We do offer a payment plan to assist those organizations with little or no unrestricted financial resources.
- We do not lie for clients, and we do not work with clients that intentionally lie to us. We absolutely do not work with organizations that intentionally fudge the truth (lie) in an effort to attempt to get grant readiness assistance. Refusing to provide hard copy information, refusing to disclose certain information (i.e. not being in good standing, incorporation date, board meetings/roster, etc) will result in the immediate cancellation of your contract, and/or a discontinuation of our services. We abhor cheating and unethical behaviors, and it will not be tolerated by Get Grant Ready and/or Kirk's Consulting Services, LLC. under any circumstances. We also reserve the right to refuse to work with clients that have motives that are contrary to the grant seeking organization's mission/vision statement or a grant-making agency's funding focus area(s). You'd be surprised at the number of agencies that want a grant to supplant something they already receive funding for, or simply to fill in gaps where other organizational fundraising efforts have fallen through.