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JFH careers and tutoring
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
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Qunitus B.
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Jennifer has done great editing work on my resume and cover letter. Thanks

Jeff Berger Communications
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Lori O.
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Jeff was very helpful and professional in editing my book.

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EpiStat-E Consulting LLC
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
McCay M.
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Dr. Popoola customer service is exceptional. He is very knowledgeable in academic writing and editing. The product of his work is collegiate worthy. I would consult him for any future academic journal writing within the public health research field.

Write Well Coaching
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Savas B.
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Amenah did excellent job. I needed to have someone edit my resume and write a cover letter to apply for a specific job. I sent my previous resume to her and she then got back to me with a few questions on it to write my resume and cover letter better. The outcome was great. I loved my new resume and cover letter. She is responsive and on time. Highly recommended.

Write4You
4.5
from 36 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Darius Y.
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Mr. Mullen's attention to detail, and professionalism are unmatched. Tom is very personable, and takes a keen interest in clearly understanding the client's skill sets. My abilities, and accomplishments were clearly highlighted. Tom consistently went above and beyond, ensuring I was aware of job alerts, interview techniques, and upcoming job fairs. He, and his wife are a great resume writing team, and I am confident my cover letter/resume will open many doors.

Eluke Expressions, LLC.
4.5
from 36 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Meseret K.
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Mr. Kpalukwu was very professional in preparing and editing resume. He answered all questions and gave enough time to review his work. He made sure I liked what he had done before he accepted any money from me. I was not expecting that and surprised! He went beyond my expectations. I will definitely recommend Mr. Kpalukwu to anyone who wants his professional support delivery.

Write Books Right
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Keith K.
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Write Books Right (WBR) was a great fit for me. The WBR quickly provided comprehensive editing for sentence structure, word choice, grammar, and style - just what I needed.

  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Tina N.
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Brenda is an accomplished business writer, proposal writer, and marketing copy. She is professional, timely, and have a keen eye in proofreading her work. I recommend hiring Brenda for your writing needs.

Tutoring by Wendy
4.0
from 7 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine B.
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Wendy was amazing! She taught me how to read patterns and told me not to be afraid to improvise if needed to make it work. It was just what I needed. My pattern turned out great and I feel great about my edits to it. I would defiantly hire her again!

Harrison Media
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Carl H.
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Ron was very responsive and very reasonably priced. He promised me he could do the editing for my paper within the day and have it back to me, and he did just that! Definitely will look to him and his company the next time I have a project that needs a little help.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Combined my company has over 15 years of writing, editing, and teaching experience. We value customer satisfaction and will always work with you until your final product is right.

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STATEMINT Essays & Editing | Beyond an A+ ➢ MINT SERVICES | StateMint provides Ivy League-level custom editing and plagiarism free writing services. We assess your writing style and abilities, and pair you with an Expert who is familiar with the subject matter. Our Expert will help you revise, enhance, and perfect an existing draft, or if you have no draft, help you build a polished and “A+ level” written product. All editing and writing services are customized and original. ➢ MINT STAFF | StateMint experts include Ivy League and Top College graduates, who hold professional and graduate degrees in a range of academic disciplines. ➢ OUR CLIENTS | Graduate Students – University Students – Law Students – Medical students – PhD Candidates – High School Students – International Students – Students With a Developing Fluency in English/English-Second-Language – ➢ Professionals – Parents ➢ TURNAROUND | Your deadline is our top priority, and we give priority to emergency requests and immediate turnarounds. ➢ GAURANTEE | StateMint guarantees a better service and higher quality work product. Ask for a Writing Sample, or a sample edit of a portion of your essay. ➢ PRICE | Competitive pricing according to the specific service, length, turnaround time requested, and subject matter. Please inquire, or share your assignment specifics for a quote.

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I'm eager to work with you on realizing your editorial project from start to finish. My specialty is creating work for the general public, which takes many forms: websites, museum exhibitions, illustrated books, magazine articles, social media, podcasts, newsletters, brochures, rack cards, and more. During my years on staff at Time-Life Books, I gained experience in outlining, planning, and creating editorial projects. As a freelance writer and editor, I have applied those skills to projects for museums, art galleries, national parks, book publishers, magazines, libraries, and others. My clients have included Warner Bros. Digital, National Geographic, the National Park Service, the Naval Institute Press, the Folger Shakespeare Library, Sunset Books, The Phillips Collection, Virginia Sea Grant, and others.

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Freelance editing and writing, with a specialty in health, science, and medicine. 40 year career in Federal government communications.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I have 30 years of editing and writing experience in multiple platforms.

Total Success
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Barbara C.
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Total Success has been a very professional company to work with for my editting needs. Ms.Valerie's work ethic is over the top! The communication has been over and beyond what I could've ever imagined for this project. I'm so glad I did choose Total Success and I will be using this business for my future endeavors.

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As a published writer and editor, for more than 25 years I have been helping clients who seek clarity, organization, compelling substance and/or to find their own voice. This includes editing short-to-long documents from brochures, essays or short papers to longer reports and books for individuals or largely non-profit organizations. I enjoy translating academic and technical or challenging material into accurate and user-friendly narrative, and have many times been asked to 'rescue', rewrite and enliven rambling, unfocused materials. I look forward to give and take with the writer to help reach mutual understanding and focus on the goals. I have published six books of my own from major publishers as well as numerous articles brochures to long reports and proposals, and teaching. My editing, of course, includes copyediting, which includes grammar, punctuation, good English and all requirements for an acceptable final draft. I look forward to talking with you and the discovery that my skills and services will meet your needs.

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I provide the highest-quality work with a timely service. I am customer conscious and driven by excellence. My services include editing, composing, and preparing all of your written needs.

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph N.
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At this stage exchanging ideas - on my manuscript.

Imagine Communications
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Paul R.
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Laura Boyle is an attuned consultant with expertise as a wordsmith and graphic artist. Her writing and editing support and technical skill and familiarity with IT was very helpful in tightening up my website and strengthening my online presence. We are currently working on developing presentations and workshops and I find her solution focused approach and ability to define a task and develop implementation strategies that break large projects into smaller and doable parts very helpful. Laura is a very good listener which when blended with her responsive professional service style results in the production of quality work. As you can gather I am very pleased with the services I have and continue to receive from Laura Boyle and Imagine Communications and highly recommend them. Paul Ruffer, LICSW & LCSW-C Advanced Certified Imago Therapist

Virtual Health Center
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Zxybryul B.
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I am so impressed by Erica's professionalism, timeliness, and thoughtfulness. She has gone above and beyond to help me with my project, and I will definitely use her services in the future.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you hire a good grant writer?

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

  • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
  • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
  • Expertise in your target area.
  • Punctuality and good communication skills.

How much does a grant writer cost?

Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

  • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
  • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.