Grant Writing

Susan Knobler can help your organization grow and thrive by researching the best funders for your programs and writing successful proposals that win the grants you deserve.According to the “Giving USA” report on philanthropy, 14% of total 2010 giving, or $41 billion, comes from public, private and corporate foundations.  Are you getting your share?

Over the last 15 years, Susan Knobler has written grants for arts, health care, and educational organizations.  She commits energy and passion to all projects and it comes through loud and clear in her success rates.

Susan offers
  • Targeted research and reporting of potential funding sources
  • Grant-writing strategies, planning and calendar creation
  • Proposal writing, coordination and submission
  • Post-funding reporting
  • Analysis and improvement of existing proposals
Payment options
  • An hourly rate
  • Fee per project
  • Monthly or annual retainer

Susan does not work on a contingency basis.  Please contact her for detailed pricing information.

A partial list of funders from Susan’s successful grant requests

For OneSight

  • 12 community foundations
  • Fifth Third Foundation
  • Procter & Gamble Foundation
  • Lions District 1-A
  • Anthem Foundation
  • First Energy Foundation
  • Lucy Gooding Charitable Foundation
  • Chelsey Magruder Foundation
  • Alcon Foundation

For Cincinnati Ballet

  • Arts Wave (formerly Cincinnati Fine Arts Fund)
  • Ohio Arts Council
  • Ohio Casualty Insurance Company
  • Fifth Third Foundation
  • Toyota Foundation
  • Louise Taft Semple Foundation
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • The Sutphin Family Foundation
  • Jack Smith Jr. Charitable Trust
  • The Thomas J. Emery Memorial