Testimonials

E.B. Howard Consulting was founded in 2013 with the idea that proposal preparation and independent/external evaluation services can be useful, effective, efficient, and most importantly affordable. From the start, we have set out to provide high-quality, affordable services by offering various pricing and service options.

Organizations that choose to work with us are involved every step of the way. From the initial crafting of a funding menu, through the proposal preparation process, and during the evaluation process; it truly is a collaborative hands-on approach. These organizations also have a common goal to develop, fund, and implement innovative STEM-based solutions to various social, cultural, or environmental issues.

While we can not guarantee that every opportunity we identify will fund a client, or that every proposal we write will be funded, or that your evaluation report will indicate that your program’s goals & objectives will be achieved, we CAN guarantee a tailored approach that is grounded in latest in best-practices, appropriate methodology, and a professional experience.

See what our clients have to say.

Dr. Ehsan Kamel - Energy Management | New York Institute of Technology

I'm a professor and I had this opportunity to work with Christine and E.B. Howard Consulting company on an SBIR proposal and I'm very happy about my experience. Organized, responsive, and invaluable experience and knowledge. I definitely recommend their company.

Gina Taranto - Director of Philanthropy at Space Foundation

We had a positive experience working with Christine and her team at E.B. Howard. The process of simultaneously preparing two, large federal grant proposals for us was very organized, efficiently handled, and conducted professionally but also enjoyable. While we do not yet know the outcome of whether they will be funded, I know we put forward stronger and more compelling proposals because of E.B. Howard. We look forward to using them again on future projects!

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Jimmy Lee - CEO, GoodCity

Christine and her team is tremendous. They helped us really understand the process of going after government grants, what it entails and worked strategically do develop a step by step process to meet the results we wanted to reach. Because of her work we were able to secure a large grant from a federal agency and working on finalizing another grant.

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Trina Chiasson - co-founded Eclosion Technologies, Inc.

My team was so impressed with their skill and professionalism. They edited a technical SBIR proposal and provided excellent feedback. We will definitely work with her again!

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Greg Weinstein

Working with E.B. Howard was everything you would want in a consulting service -- professional, thorough, responsive, easy to work with, and experts in their field.

Steven Carter - COO & Co-founder TRAXyL

Christine and the team at E.B. Howard was very professional, punctual, and responsive. They helped guide us through every step of our process. We hired E.B. Howard to support a grant application we submitted. We won the grant and Christine and her team supported us even after the submission with follow up questions from the reviewers. Would definitely recommend their support and have already reached out to them for additional support!

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Farida Campbell, Founder, Epidaurus Telemedical, Inc.

"5-stars. As a business developer and daughter of an international merchant marine pilot, you learn in life that the very best crew are the people who never add challenges to the storms along your charted course but definitely help push the strengths of your mission and it’s anxious direction to fulfill. E.B. Howard Consulting was an incredible team. Christine did more than I ever expected- even at a very late timeframe to start -and more. Totally grateful. Wow!"

Rose Donna, COO & Co-founder at Magpi

"Christine was so great to work with. We hired her to help us write and research grants. Her and her team took us from zero to completion in a very professional and patient manner. She really kept us on track and clearly explained each of the steps in the process. We will definitely hire her again"

Michael Pansky, Founder & CEO InterKn

“The entire staff at E.B. Howard Consulting is dedicated to giving their clients 110%. InterKn could not imagine a more honest and unwavering partner, and the only company to support proposal development.”

Rip Harris, Strategic Initiatives, AVEX, LLC

“Herding cats… a developed skill and Christine is proficient. Our technical content is arcane. Editing, polishing, and packaging was handled expertly. Of importance, our NIH application was in early, error free and we all felt that great value was added to the entire effort with Christine’s contributions. Very nicely done."

Amir Yusuf, Founder at Eco-Centric Holdings Ltd

"Christine is a very professional, detail oriented, knowledgeable individual. Her expertise in business development surpassed all of our expectations. We have worked together on several projects and her attention to detail has left us feeling very satisfied with the work she has done."

Amber Parks, CEO at Writing w/ Design

"Christine was JUST the lady we needed to help us stay on track and on top of all the requirements for our grant application. Her experience and understanding of what we needed to include in each section proved invaluable. She was 100% invested in our project, providing specific feedback and suggestions to strengthen content. She caught discrepancies in the grant's directions and made sure our application matched what the corrected requirements specified. She was always available to answer a quick question and worked late with me on the nights before the deadline. I know without a doubt we would not have submitted such a strong application without her!"

Kalyan Gupta, Knexus Research Corp regarding two (2) different proposals

"Appreciated Christine's contributions and experience as a proposal manager, her timely response and adherence to a rather tight schedule we were in."

Brian Robinson, CEO at Cardio Legend

"Many people don't understand the complex nature of developing a federal proposal; specifically a proposal for NIH. Developing a federal proposal is not something you should just hand off to a grant consultant and expect a finished product at the end of the day. Nor is it something that I recommend you try to accomplish on your own. These type of proposals require a collaborative effort between the organization submitting the proposal (yourself) and your development consultant. E. B. Howard Consulting, specifically Christine, provides and supports the collaborative effort that it takes to submit a highly competitive proposal. Christine understands the complexity of the NIH proposal development process. Christine walked us through the initial development of our research strategy by making sure that we were answering all of the proposal requirements and strengthening language we used surrounding our research methodology. She also made sure that all of our paperwork and forms were filled out correctly. She even provided hands-on support navigating the proposal portal. Anytime we had a question; she was available to answer it. She has a great personality and is easy to work with. I would definitely recommend her to a friend or colleague."

Blake Wood - COO of Calm Down Now - Venice, Florida

"Couldn't be happier! Very pleased with Christine's overall competency and knowledge regarding grants. She is extremely conscientious and thorough, even with tight deadlines. I would certainly hire her again!"

Director of Development - Epiphany Learning - Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

"Very accommodating to a tight timeline. I couldn't have made the grant deadline without her help!"

Sharath Mekala, President at Village Defense

"I had the pleasure of working with Christine on a project that involved writing a proposal to a city. Finding her was extremely timely, and I was happy to have a great resource that was there for my company and me. I was impressed by Christine's work ethic, her performance, and her understanding of the subject matter. She has a ton of experience that I quickly learned in our first 1-hour project session. I believe that she cares about what she does, and who she works with because it is reflected in the product. I highly recommend Christine for your next project. I look forward to working with her again."

Madison Maxey, owner and founder of The Crated

"I love working with Christine! She's so reliable, quick, and knows her craft. I will certainly hire her again and again...Great experience working with Christine!"

Sam Yusuf, CEO at EarthLyfe, Inc.

"Embarking on my new business and applying for a large grant to get it to the next level, my partners and I had the challenge of putting a detailed and professional business plan together. After conversing with one of the O-Desk customer reps, Christine Howard came highly recommended and Christine most certainly came to our rescue. After hours of conversations and document transfers, Christine’s thoroughness wonderfully benefitted us with the ability to coherently convey our aims in a professional manner to present to a large board of professionals with pride and confidence. I promote her to all of my friends and colleagues looking for a professional that will take the time to listen intently as well as counsel wisely to better the foundations of your business. I very much look forward to using Christine’s services again on my next venture. I wouldn’t want to start with anyone else!"

Marcos Polanco, Founder at Clearshore Consulting, San Juan, Puerto Rico

"Christine is all about crisp execution...she took on the project as if it were her own, with insightful analysis, vigilant attention to details, consistent follow-up (manage-up), vigor and enthusiasm. She delivered on-time on a tight timeframe and kept the entire team on track. We are delighted to have discovered her."

Azad Kabir, M.D. & CEO of Coast PCP, PLLC - Gulfport, Mississippi

"Christine is all about feasible, accurate, and planned proposals and projects. She took on the proposal for my project as if it were her own, with insightful analysis, vigilant attention to details, consistent follow-up (manage-up), vigor, and enthusiasm. She delivered on-time on a tight time frame. She is the best even I have worked with. I am looking forward to working with her on future project and endeavors."

Alan Lane - regarding Proposal Development

"Christine was very helpful. She supplied excellent material for my submission and communicated with me over all items. Unfortunately, I was forced to give Christine a very tight timetable; she was able to work through that and delivered everything that I had hoped for. My grant submission was accepted and was successful. I would be happy to work with Christine again and will contact her when our next application is due."

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