How This Federal Grant Writer Advanced Her Freelance Grant Writing Business

Knowing how to write federal grants is a great skill to have! This type of grant writing is very specific, taps into federal funding, and requires (a majority of time) a lot more hours to write compared to foundation grants.

Our guest this week, Dr. Cheri Westmoreland owner of Spirit Excel, brings to the table decades of federal grant writing experience. She also talks about lessons learned from working with nonprofit organizations and why having a nonprofit strategic plan is vital for the fiscal health of a nonprofit.

Additionally, Dr. Cheri has owned a grant writing business since 2012 and has vast experience in working with nonprofit organizations from a business perspective. In 2022, she joined the Grant Professional Mentorship and has been able to increase her confidence and get clearer on her messaging and pricing!