Micki Vandeloo, GPC has over 10 years of experience writing grants for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Her grant writing projects have ranged from securing corporate training grants to funding supporting supply chain development for a large OEM in the defense industry to a “green industry” grant that resulted in an award of over $2.5 million to support an equipment acquisition at one Illinois manufacturer. Micki has over 20 years of experience working in manufacturing and consulting with leaders of manufacturing companies. Her industrial engineering degree and Masters in Business Administration have provided a sound technical foundation for her for-profit grant writing projects.
Micki has also successfully written federal grants to support an Early Head Start program, state economic development grants to provide funding for the organization’s recycling program, and several foundation grants to support various projects to benefit the clientele.
Micki graduated from the University of Illinois-Urbana with a BS in industrial engineering and from Webster University in St. Louis with a master’s degree in business administration. She received her Grant Professionals Certification (GPC) from the Grant Professionals Certification Institute in September 2013. Micki is the principal of Lakeview Consulting and serves as a grant consultant for DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services, LLC.