Heart Resources, LLC is a mission-driven grant company dedicated to working with organizations to improve quality of life in Western Pennsylvania.
Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed., President has earned the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) credential, and was the first individual to receive designation as an Approved Trainer by the Grant Professionals Association. She was Founding President of the GPA-Western PA Chapter, and author of Grantepreneur(TM): Getting Started in a Grant Career and Business due for publication by Red Engine Press in 2016.
Last year our services resulted in grants totaling $5,125,628 for at-risk youth education and workforce development, child and teen literacy and technology programs, public information services at a corrections facility, historic landmark building renovations, and operations. Katherine presented grant seminars to 200 individuals from 104 organizations. Heart Resources, LLC was a business sponsor of the GPA-Western PA Regional Conference, TAZ Conference, and People's Oakland Turtle Team.
Pre-proposal consultation, planning and development for complex programs and projects requiring multiple funders
In-depth research to identify and monitor grant opportunities with foundations, corporations, United Way, and local, state and federal government
Develop, write and prepare submissions of pre-proposals (Concept Papers, Letters of Inquiry), grant proposals, online applications, and reports for programs, capital projects and operations
Technical assistance and staff training for federal and PA government submissions, including analysis of agency eligibility for specific RFP; grant team work plan; coordinating information, data and financial input from staff; and developing required documents, writing and editing
Technical writing and editing for White Papers, Request for Proposals (RFP) and bid documents
GPA Approved Trainer offering grant training seminars, grant team development and proposal coaching, and editing/reviews to improve agency performance and achieve grant results