What does your business do?
Grant Prospect Research
Grant Writing Services
When and why did you start the biz?
Started February 2018 to assist nonprofit organizations to find grant
opportunities and get funded to run their programs to benefit their
How Many People are in your Company?
Where's your office?
Office location is mobile and portable. We can work from anywhere be
it a coffee shop to a library, to spare bedroom, to the kitchen table
and much more.
What's the toughest part of running your biz?
Finding potential clients and doing the first discovery call. As well
as not being ashamed to price the services in a way that is worth the
time, effort, expertise and education we have.
What's the most fun part?
Seeing clients get funded and being able to do good with the funding
Anything you would have done differently?
Not being afraid to launch and share with families and friends.
What's next on the horizon for your biz?
Hoping to sign and work with at least 10 clients before May. Expand
and hire more staff members to ensure we continue to provide quality
services to clients
What advice do you have for others?
1. Do it scared or afraid: don't be afraid to launch out and start
2. Advertise anyway you know how. Tell your friends, family, and look
for opportunities to be helpful and share what you can offer to
How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
I love the community that Idea Cafe created, when I log in here, I
find helpful stories and tips to give me motivated and help me keep
School (where, still in school, degree)?
Washington University in St. Louis; Social Enterprise Development & Management
Prior jobs or business?
Graduate Research Assistant
bread and eggs
What are your pets' names?
Do any of these pets help with your biz?
Is there any one person or event in your life that led
you to go into business for yourself?
My daughter, I wanted to have time to nurture and help her grow while
still able to provide for our basic needs.
Anyone you publicly want to thank?
Everyone who has ever believed in me! Thank you!
3613 Dresden Drive East
Charlotte, NC 28205