Finding a Community of Grant Writers – with All Funded Consulting’s Deborah Reed
Deborah Reed, founder of All Funded, explains what she learned from the Freelance Grant Writer Academy, the benefits of having a community of grant writers, and how she increased her grant writing rates.
Deborah Reed is a full-time consultant and grant writer who completely changed the way she was running her business after joining the Grant Writing Academy.
Deborah joins us to discuss what she learned from the Freelance Grant Writer Academy, the ways it changed her grant writing business to be more sustainable, and the lessons it taught her about how to charge grant writing clients.
She also explains what you need to build a grant writing consultancy, why consultants get treated better than employees, and the ways to position yourself as a thought leader.
What you’ll learn in this episode:
How to find a community of grant writers
The value of defining your ideal non-profit client
The benefits of having a niche for your grant writing services
What you need to build a grant writing business
How to charge for your grant writing service
Defining what success means for you
Why consultants get paid better than employees
How to become a thought leader in your space
Ways to find clients for your grant writing business
Deborah Reed, founder of All Funded Consulting, is a highly experienced professional with a strong background in grant writing and management. With over fifteen years of expertise, Deborah has worked with esteemed arts organizations and has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector including leadership roles within multiple performing arts organizations.
Throughout her career, Deborah has actively contributed to the arts community, has served on the board of Buzzworks Theater Company for eight years, and played a vital role as a voter for the Ovation Awards for nine years.
Deborah is also a member of the Grant Professionals Association, showcasing her dedication to professional excellence in the field, and holds a Masters Degree in Arts Management from Claremont Graduate University.