Professional Grant Services and GPA Approved Trainer
Heart Resources LLC provides expert grant services to organizations in Greater Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed., CEO of Heart Resources, LLC has 16 years of experience as a grant consultant and a lifetime of dedicated service to the nonprofit community. She provides comprehensive grant services including overall funding strategy and grant research reports, annual grant goals and submission plans, concept papers, project planning, proposal writing and budget development, attachments, external grant monitoring, and report writing. She enjoys the challenge of developing complex projects involving multiple public and private funding resources. She is an enthusiastic grant trainer who engages participants in active learning through her proposal coaching approach. She has published Grantepreneur, an award-winning grant career and business book.
phased-in capital renovations
capacity-building and operations
youth programs for literacy and STEM activities, and special learning needs
grant making process improvement
Advanced Proposal Writing Series
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Nonprofit experience as a program manager, educator and trainer, advocate, grant consultant, and professional fundraising counsel.
WHAT RESULTS HAVE YOU ACHIEVED? Heart Resources LLC has assisted organizations to win grants ranging from $1,000 to $10 million dollars, with an average grant award of nearly $300,000. She works well with agency leaders and staff to craft the best case for support. Quality planning and writing have resulted in awarded grants for: at-risk youth education and workforce development; literacy and STEM activities; historic building renovations; community health clinics and programs; women's health research; capital campaigns for building construction; and operating support. Her grant seminars reach organizations in Western PA and nationally. Check out her endorsements.
WHAT PROJECTS DO YOU SPECIALIZE IN? Katherine enjoys planning complex projects involving multiple public and private funders. She is interested in all types of projects, with the most experience in health and human services, education and training, workforce development, programs to improve opportunities for people with disabilities and disadvantages, and capital projects. Her past experience as an advocate and the author of TELLINGS enabled Katherine to be selected to serve as a 2012-13 SAMHSA Voice Awards Fellow. She is a federal grant reviewer for behavioral health recovery and traumatic stress initiatives, and is a volunteer judge for the annual Recovery Month Awards and Voice Awards Programs of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Grant services are “mission-driven” and carried out in an ethical, socially-responsible manner, with priority placed on community impact over profits. Heart Resources, LLC is an organizational partner with: Healthy People 2020; SAMHSA Wellness Initiative, Voice Awards and National Recovery Month Awards Programs; and Live Well Allegheny. See the wellness projects for some of our past collaborative activities. In her private life, Katherine volunteers on her Church Council and is Chair of the Endowment Committee.
HOW DO WE REQUEST SERVICES? Heart Resources, LLC provides services to domestic U.S. nonprofit 501(c)(3) IRS exempt organizations, universities, municipalities, and grant-eligible entities. Katherine brings passion and expert know-how in using grants as a tool for change. Learn about the benefits of becoming a client, check our grant services list and grant training options and then contact usabout your project! Individuals who are new to grants are welcome to inquire about grant training, coaching, and mentoring.
Heart Resources, LLC is registered as Professional Fundraising Counsel (Entity #101118) with the Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations, and is authorized to provide contractual grant/fundraising services to charitable organizations. (Registration does not imply endorsement.)
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