Heart Resources LLC provides professional grant services in Greater Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania, with grant training presented on a regional, state and national level.
Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed., President of Heart Resources LLC is passionate about utilizing grants as a tool for change. She has 17 years of experience specializing in grants and a lifetime of dedicated service within the nonprofit sector. Katherine is an enthusiastic grant trainer who engages participants in active learning through a proposal coaching approach. Katherine is the author of Grantepreneur an award-winning and highly-endorsed book about how to start a grant career and business.
Phased-in historic building renovations
Operating and program support for addiction recovery
Youth literacy, STEM, and dyslexia programs
Grant career and business coaching sessions
Co-Facilitating the Grants Cafe
GPA Journal Strategy Paper and a GPA Webinar on Virtual GPC (Grant Professional Certified) Study Groups
VIRTUAL GPC STUDY GROUPS: HOW TO PLAN, FACILITATE, AND PARTICIPATE IN A LIVE NATIONAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE, Webinar on August 21, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) sponsored by the Grant Professionals Association, Co-presented by Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. and JulieAnna Carsen, GPC (Arizona State University). https://www.grantprofessionals.org/ev_calendar_day.asp?date=8/21/2019&eventid=350
Click here for the list of Professional Grant Services and inquire about assistance on the Contact page.
Track record of success in providing grant services at affordable rates for numerous organizations to fund capacity-building, operations, programs, and facilities.
Earned the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) credential from the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) and upholds ethical standards of national grant/fundraising associations. Member, Grant Professionals Association serving on the GPA Professional Growth and Development Committee. Member of the National Grant Management Association (NGMA) focusing on professional development for the federal grant cycle.
First person to receive the designation of Approved Trainer by the Grant Professionals Association. As a grant trainer for 11 years, Katherine has provided instruction to 1,000+ individuals at nonprofits, universities, municipalities, webinars, and regional and national conferences. She trains and coaches grant teams through the process of developing and submitting major grant applications. Her train/coach sessions provide proactive grant skills and tools, and career and business plans aimed at improving our communities (see events).
Author of the award-winning book, Grantepreneur: Getting Started in a Grant Career and Business (Red Engine Press, 2016), which has been endorsed by grant industry leaders and is playing a role in the success stories of early-career and experienced professionals.
Co-Facilitator of the Grants Cafe offering monthly meetups with speakers on "hot grant topics" and networking for 365+ members including a Consultants Group. Underwritten by Heart Resources LLC and other consultant members, the Grants Cafe is free and open to everyone with an interest in grants. Join us to receive meeting notifications at www.meetup.com/grants-professionals-of-western-pa.
How to Request Services: Heart Resources, LLC provides services to domestic U.S. nonprofit 501(c)(3) IRS exempt organizations, universities, municipalities, and other grant-eligible entities. Please review the benefits of becoming a client, check our grant services list and grant training options and then contact us about your project! Individuals who want to start or grow their grant career or business can purchase a signed copy of Grantepreneur and request more information about virtual grant training and coaching sessions.
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.)