Budgets: From the bottom up, not the top down

  • November 3, 2022

Best practice for budget building – always start at $0 and add the most crucial costs first. This methodology insures your grant budget will be reasonable and accurate .📊

Words to avoid when drafting a grant proposal

  • October 20, 2022

Certain words or phrases can be a red flag to reviewers and undermine the credibility of your overall proposal. 📝🚩 Here is what not to say when addressing reviewers, regardless of what type of grant you are applying for

Red flag/Green flag

  • October 6, 2022

What does your potential team say about your readiness to apply for large scale non-dilutive funding? Possibly more than you think. If you see any of these red flags in your project team think twice before applying 🛑 ✋ 🚩


  • September 22, 2022

While they can be a helpful space saver, please be sure to spell out all acronyms during their first use in your proposal. 🤔❓❔ 🤷‍♀️

30 Days Away from Deadline?

  • August 25, 2022

Our proven process for success requires an iterative, collaborative process with our clients that takes ~30 days on average. ⏰

Citations: Why relevance and currency matter.

  • January 25, 2022

Using current research publications in your research proposal is integral in supporting your intellectual merit of feasibility. Aim for scholarly, peer-reviewed publications five years old or newer. 📚 👓

SMART Objectives

  • September 28, 2021

Savvy #Smallbusiness owners will make sure their objectives are as SMART as their innovative idea! 💡 SMART is an acronym for “specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound”