Grant development, consulting & training

You have a mission – whether it’s to deliver meals to home-bound elders, teach children to read, build a community center, advance a promising research project, or develop the next lifesaving biomedical device. 

our mission is to help you meet yours. we can help you craft the perfect proposal, and we have the track record to prove it. 



Get the funding you need. 

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Grant Writing Workshops


Nonprofit Grants

What makes a proposal stand out from the competitive nonprofit crowd? Find out with training that targets a variety of crucial aspects of a great proposal.  Make your ideas shine, make them realistic, and just as important, show how a funder’s support and your organization’s actions will together achieve true synergy.

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Innovation Grants

Small businesses have access to a surprising array of funding. But the grant arena is complex and challenging. Gain the expertise you need to navigate programs such as Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR). Learn how to turn your ideas into a strong business case. Define clear and achievable development goals. Show how your product will succeed in the market.

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Research Grants

Rigor is crucial to a solid research proposal. So is a compelling narrative. Learn how to make your concepts, aims, and approach tell a convincing and logical story. Demonstrate exactly what you will achieve and how you will achieve it—on time and within budget. Describe impact that is outcomes oriented and meaningful to the funder.

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Training that's different.


When you register for a Brightwork training event, you'll be invited to tell us about your specific needs, target funding goals, and unique project objectives. Those details help our team finely tune the course to address those topics.

That's a Brightwork difference. Not just basic programming, but precise classroom training. Training built for you.

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