Please click on the services below to learn more about how the expertise and experience of DH Leonard Consulting can help take your nonprofit to the next level of service delivery and support to your community and constituents.

Service What it entails… You may need this service if…
Potential Funder Research
  • A local, regional and national search of corporate, family, private and public foundations based on organization’s mission and programs.
  • Categorized documentation of fundings along with recommendations on a process for approaching the identified funders.
  • You are a relatively new nonprofit.
  • Your nonprofit has not previously/recently sought grants from foundations.
  • You are not sure where to begin to identify potential funders.
Request For Proposal (RFP) Analysis
  • Thorough review of the RFP.
  • Initial and follow-up discussions.
  • Documentation of findings.
  • You’re uncertain whether to apply for a grant, based on a specific RFP.
  • You’re not sure if you have the capacity to meet the requirements/carry out the grant if awarded.
  • You don’t understand the RFP requirements.
Proposal Writing/Editing
  • Write proposal for funding based on results of potential funder research or on RFP/funder identified by the organization.
  • Write and tailor proposals to each funder.
  • Provide grant reviews and critique to assist your staff in strengthening proposals and chances for success.
  • You’re unsure of the steps involved in preparing a proposal.
  • The proposal is particularly large or complex.
  • You need to ensure that proposal activities are kept on track.
  • You don’t have the time or personnel available to manage the proposal effort.
  • You need help in organizing what you’ve written.
  • Your proposal needs a more professional tone and appearance.
  • You don’t have the time or personnel available for editing.
  • You have no boilerplate material for use in current or future bids.
Program and Evaluation Planning and Design
  • Thorough review of the RFP and your proposal outline.
  • Information-gathering.
  • Program planning and design sessions.
  • Documentation of program components and activities.
  • You need to to develop or modify a program or solution in response to an RFP.
  • You need assistance in activity planning and scheduling.
Grant Writing Workshops & Webinars
  • One on one, small group, or classroom setting workshops designed to enhance the grant writing skills of the participants.
  • Information about what foundations are looking for in proposals/programs.
  • Handouts and materials are provided for participants including case studies.
  • You or one/some of your staff/volunteers/board members would like to be able to handle your organization’s grant writing needs on their own.
  • You would like to gain some confidence in your grant writing skills and abilities.
  • You would like to learn some new tricks and tips to enhance your grant writing skills and abilities.


The services of DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services are available on a set project fee, hourly or contractual basis. We have established rates for hourly, daily and long-term contracts. Before any work begins, our team provides you with a written quote and outline of services provided, which upon agreement by both parties will be included in a signed agreement.
DH Leonard Consulting complies with the strict ethical standards set forth by the Grant Professionals of America (GPA) and never works on a commission.

Please contact DH Leonard Consulting today in order to receive a quote for your grant seeking needs.

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