Approved Grant Writers

FY 2018-2019 – FY 2021 -2022 Approved Grant Writer List

The establishment of the qualified consultant list to provide grant writing, grant seeking, or other grant-related services to City department(s) will allow City departments to negotiate and enter into contracts with consultants on an as-needed basis for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 through Fiscal Year 2021-2022 with two one-year extension options, not to exceed an aggregate total expenditure of $300,000 between the four firms, per fiscal year.  

Each department will be responsible for funding these services from their operating budgets.

Tasks that may be included in a departmental contract scope of work with consultants include but may not be limited to: 

    • Meetings with City department heads to review priorities and funding needs 
    • Facilitation of department decision-making process regarding the feasibility of pursuing potential grant opportunities 
    • Facilitation of partnership meetings on grant submissions 
    • Meetings with Richmond-based and Richmond-serving non-governmental organizations 
    • Development of requested proposals/applications 
    • Assist in gathering grant-related information 
    • Estimate of City departments commitment if grant received 
    • Proposal writing 
    • Proposal submission 
    • Follow up after proposal submission 
    • Assist with contract or material development or reporting once grant is awarded

The following four (4) firms responded to the RFQ and after review of their proposals were placed on the pre-approved vendor list that is before City Council for approval: 

    • 
Evan Brooks Associates 
    • 
Glen Price Group 
  
  • Rincon Consultants, Inc. 
    • 
Resource Development Associates (RDA) 
   

The items below were included in the staff report approved by City Council on November 20, 2018:     

    • 
Grant Writing Services Staff Report 
    • 
Grant Writing Services Request for Proposals
    • 
City Council Minutes – 11/20/2018
     Resolution No. 90-18 - Grant Writer Consultant List