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Grant Writing

The Positive Impact of Securing Funds

Many entities utilize grants to achieve a specific goal or purpose. Grants are usually awarded from a foundation, corporation, or governmental agency. These grants are typically monies for a specific cause or purpose. To acquire these monies, one must apply through grant writing and submitting your application to the group awarding the grant. According to grants.gov, there are currently over 900 federal grant programs offered by 26 different grant-making agencies. Also, in the United States in 2015 there were 86,203 foundations which funded grants totaling $62.8 Billion and in the same year, 92 percent of foundations were independent organizations, while 3% were corporate and 1% were community organizations. TAP understands the importance of an organizational goal and what it takes to carry out those initiatives. While a clear vision and goals are important funding is also a major component and we are here to assist your educational institution, nonprofit, and or business with securing those funds.


Our grant writing consultant Patrick J. Patterson, MSW, MPH is a national grant writing trainer and expert.

As a grant writer, Mr. Patterson has successfully written and led grant writing efforts that have resulted in over $51 million in state, foundation, and federal grant awards, including multi-million-dollar grant awards during both of the President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama Administrations. When approaching your goals in obtaining grants we provide an in-depth approach to your individual or organizational goals working with you every step of the way.


Our expert consultant in Mr. Patrick J. Patterson will provide expert support for planning and writing the grant proposal. You will receive confidential, objective, expert feedback on your grant proposal prior to submission. Our approach is to ensure that you the client have all your needs met and secure the funding necessary to move forward within your entity. Other areas such as technical assistance, coaching and support to help individuals and organizations with planning, partnership development and management, program design, implementation, and evaluation strategies that lead to quality service delivery.


Meet Our Grant Writing Consultant

We have consultants that reflect our commitment to developing extraordinary professional development programs and initiatives.

Patrick Patterson, MSW, MPH

Senior Consultant

The wisdom of the lessons learned from each previous grant application, whether funded or denied, serves to make our next application that much stronger!


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Brother Tony Baginski, FSC
Central Catholic High School Principal

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Maurice Lucas
Central Catholic High School Cultural Inclusion Advisor

Today’s workshop on diversity, equity, and inclusion was very informative. The biggest takeaway for me was self-reflection; before you can discuss what’s going on in your school, you have to discuss how I contribute positively or negatively. The interactive portion of the presentation was very helpful.

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