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Seize the Day Edits
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Anita W.
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I needed an editor for the first book I've ever written, But I forgive you. I had no idea what I really needed and had never heard of Diana Grabau before. Not only did she meet my needs, she surpassed anything I could have imagined. She gently taught me and made my writing look more like a pro than a first time writer. We found we had a lot in common and I couldn't have asked for a better match for me and my project. I thank God for bringing us together and I hope we can work together again. I feel like she's a friend that will give me honest advice and care about the success of anything I write.


I do freelance writing, data entry, and administrative tasks for customer's nationwide. I work out of my home. I have over 10 years of writing experience.


My skills and experience allow me to build personal relationships quickly and deliver results that are beyond expectations of the client.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

I provide non-profit consulting services as well as freelance writing and editing. I began writing at an an early age and have since recognized that we all have a voice. My passion is ensuring that voice translates well to paper. I believe that with help, everyone can see their dream and vision manifested, and my goal is to help you reach that purpose in any way I can.


I am a Winfield, KS based consultant and a writing services specialist. I possess over 25 years of experience in all aspects of the business world, and am an accomplished writer as well. Educated in Winfield, I have a BA from Southwestern College. Whatever your needs, whether they be expanding your business or expanding your mind, I can help! Contact me; I'm sure we can arrange a new approach to your new success in life!


Help me pay for college by working for you and helping your life go a little smoother. Worried about how your essay reads or how your resume looks? Let me fix it!


Over a decade experience writing for small and large businesses. Specializes in blogging, content writing, copywriting, editing, social media marketing, and internet marketing.

  • 18 years in business

I'm a professional resume writer and have almost 20 years of experience.


I am capable of undertaking any writing project. I recently graduated from the University of San Francisco. I am willing to write just about anything and get it done with expediency and efficiency. Also, I am a competent graphic illustrator.

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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.

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