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Winning Grant Proposals

Our winning grant proposals received funding from $5,000 to upwards of $11,000,000.

We have more wins than we can list after 31 years in business!

At the Write Source, we strive to prepare winning proposals for our clients.

Here are just a handful of grants our clients won with proposals we developed, with the most recent listed first.

mHUB (IL) received a $150,000 Phase 1 Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC) grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) to develop the Climate & Energy Pilot Launchpad Program that will support pilot-ready climate and energy hardtech startups and small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs). mHUB was one of 23 incubators and accelerators from across the country, and the only one in Illinois, that received identical funding from the EPIC program.

The Center for Civic Education (CA) received a $3.0 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, American History and Civics Education, National Archives Program to support their innovative new program Project Community: Engaging All Students in Media Literacy and Public Policy. It will work with civic education partners in 10 states to increase media literacy among students in grades 4 through 8, targeting those from underserved communities.

mHUB (IL) received a $350,000 grant from the We Rise Together program at the Chicago Community Trust to support its new Catalyze Initiative, a five-year, $8.6 million effort to reduce structural barriers to entrepreneurship and innovation in manufacturing for women, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. We Rise Together works to accelerate economic recovery to help ensure Black and Latinx communities hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis are not left behind, supporting a stronger region for all.

Aspire of Chicago (IL) received a $233,000 grant from the Coleman Foundation to integrate and migrate information technology (IT) systems to provide seamless services while improving overall operations. This grant supports the merger of Aspire with NorthPointe Resources, an organization that provides similar services and programs in Lake County.

Neighborhood Music School (CT) received a $20,000 grant from the Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation to support its Developing and Empowering Leadership Through the Arts (DELTA) program for underserved students in grades 6 through 12 to increase their leadership skills, improve arts and academic performance through motivation and discipline, and encourage college enrollment.

The Cedars (ME) received a $1.5 million (over three years) grant from the Sam L. Cohen Foundation to name their new health center as part of their $30.0 million capital campaign, Grow Bold with Us.

World Business Chicago (IL), in partnership with the City of Chicago and the seven counties of Northeast Illinois – Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will – received $500,000 in funding from the JP Morgan Chase Foundation to launch the Metro Chicago Exports initiative. This regional collaboration will help small and medium enterprises throughout the metro area capture export opportunities and strengthen Chicagoland’s network of regional service providers.

Sunrise Retirement Community (IAreceived two $10,000 grant awards from Argosy Casinos/Penn Gaming for their $14.0 million Seeing a New Sunrise capital campaign to build a new Health Center.

The Bridge Family Center (CT) received a $582,250 five-year grant from the Connecticut State Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers program to implement  Super Adventures in Learning (SAIL).  This proposal was one of five that won the grant out of a competition of 47 received.

Danbury Hospital (CT) received a $3.36 million grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) through the Affordable Care Act – Primary Care Residency Expansion. Their proposal received a perfect score of 100 points.

Danbury Hospital (CT) received a five-year $1,189,535 grant from DHHS HRSA through the Bureau of Health Professionals, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Residency Training in Primary Care. Their proposal received a perfect score of 100 points.

The John R. Marsh Cancer Center received a two-year $200,000 grant from the Susan G. Komen Maryland Affiliate to continue its Make a Difference program.

Kendal Outreach, LLC (PA) received a three-year grant in excess of $800,000 from the Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Nursing, Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention (NEPQR) at HRSA to launch a nursing education practice and retention initiative called Leading Nurses.  Their proposal received a score of 97 out of a possible 100 points and was among the top five recommended for funding.

Westminster College (UT) received a $1.0 million challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation to support their $$30.0 million Make It Happen capital campaign to support the creation of the Meldrum Science Center.

The YMCA of Greater Hartford (CT) received an $850,000 challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation to support their $15.5 million Second Century of Service capital campaign to support the YMCA North Hartford Family and Community Center in a designated Neighborhood Revitalization Zone.

Home and Community Health Services, Inc. (CT) received a grant of $133,409 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to upgrade its technology to improve patient service and record keeping.

The Reggie McKenzie Foundation (MI) received a $57,000 grant from the State Farm Youth Advisory Board for the Safe Routes to Schools program for underprivileged children in grades six through 12.

The Blue Water YMCA (MI) received an $800,000 challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation to support their $15.5 million capital campaign, Building for the Future.

The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana received a $15,000 grant from the United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area for dialysis patients suffering from depression one-year after the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

The Bridge Family Center (CT) received three grants totaling $1.7 million from one competitive application process from the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) to create three new, Short-Term Assessment and Respite (STAR) Homes for girls.

The Bridge Family Center (CT) received two grants from one competitive application process from DCF:  $903,688 to establish a Level II Therapeutic Group Home for girls 13 to 16 years of age and $671,820 to support the development of a Level 1.5 Traditional Enhanced Group Home for girls 10 to 13 years of age.

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center (NY) received an $800,000 challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation to support their $12.0 million capital campaign, Building on a Half-Century of Healthcare.

American Baptist Churches USA (PA) received a $1,975,810 grant from the Lilly Endowment’s Sustaining Pastoral Excellence. It was one of 47 funded out of a competition of 731 proposals received.

Reggie McKenzie Foundation (MI) received a five-year, $495,000 grant from the Skillman Foundation to support its capacity-building efforts.

Detroit Zoological Society (MI) received a $2.0 million grant from Skillman Foundation to support its Arctic Ring of Life permanent exhibit as part of its $35.0 million Celebrating Wildlife capital campaign.

Macomb County Circuit Court – Family Division, Juvenile Court (MI) received a $150,000 grant from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Discretionary Grant program to support the creation of the Juvenile Sex Offender Re-Entry Program (JSORP).  It was one of 22 funded out of 1,300 proposals received.