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Grants are applications or proposals for financial resources, usually provided by government institutions, foundations, corporations or trusts. These are written specifically to request funds for the purpose of certain activities that are in accordance with the grant provider’s mission. They may be for the support of education, art, social services or women empowerment. Other types of grants include project grants, research grants, fellowships, scholarships, experimental grants and evaluation grants. Grants have a very specific language, tone and style of writing. People who provide freelance grant writing services have the expertise to draft a compelling grant application in its proper format.

What Grant Writers Do?

Grant writers are extremely familiar with the entire process of planning and writing a grant, and they know how to use the right language and style for drafting a grant. They begin by understanding the target audience, whether it is a large corporate or a government organization. Following this, they gather as much information as possible for the purpose of the grant and the people who are applying for a grant. After planning out the entire structure of the grant in detail, they then write and appropriately format the grant, which is followed by several rounds of editing and proofreading. The final document is often in accordance with the rules of grant writing, and has all the details written down clearly and explicitly.

Apart from writing grants for your proposal, people who offer freelance grant writing services also help identify funding opportunities and new grants that are relevant to your needs. If you are looking for a grant writer for hire, you can check out the top freelance marketplaces; however you need to ensure that your freelancer has:

  • Considerable experience in writing grants for various purposes and directed to different organizations.
  • The ability to research about the grant agency, people applying for the grant and the purpose for which the grant has to be written.
  • Familiarity with the style and format of a grant and can deliver high-quality professional grants for your funding purposes.

Qualifications of Grant Writers

It is ideal that your freelancer has:

  • A strong educational background in English, journalism, communications or marketing.
  • Strong computer research and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with the use of productivity software such as Microsoft Office and LibreOffice Productivity Suite.
  • An extensive portfolio in grant writing and previous experience of writing research proposals for various purposes.

Benefits of Freelance Grant Writers

It is now quite easy to hire a grant writer as a lot of skilled writers and editors are offering online freelance services on some of the best websites to find freelance work. If you are looking for a grant writer for hire, you can connect with them on Guru and they can help you draft grants that will help you get funding for your activities.

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