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Why write your own paper when I'll do it for you? Have a college paper due? Can't figure out why it matters Rather be spending your time on things that actually make sense for your particular degree plan? Let me handle it. I've been writing college papers for the Waco area for the last 4 years and have a proven record with every instructor at T.S.T.C. and M.C.C. as of spring semester 2012. I've also written papers for every one of Baylor's English professors and many of their Speech, Humanities and Sociology professors. Used to getting C's? Afraid that it would look suspicious if you suddenly handed in an incredible A? No worries, you pay for the grade that you need. For your furthered convenience, I am happy to write the paper in your writing style if an example of said style is provided to me. Pricing info - All papers are paid for in cash, in person and will be delivered to you at that time. Grade A - $70* Grade B - $60* Grade C - $50* Money Back Guarantee - If you do not receive the grade that you pay for, based solely on the quality of the paper and not on other factors that may affect grade (research, bibliography, missing due dates, etc), I will refund your money and thank you for your business. To date, I have never had a request for a refund. Welcome to college and I look forward to your call, text or email. Jarek Matthew Jones *All prices are based on papers of five pages or less. Extra fees and instructions apply for longer papers, research papers and last minute assignments (due in two days or less).

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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:

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  • Strong writing skills.
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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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