GRANT WRITING SERVICES
n this time of tight local government budgets, special planning The Mellgren Planning Group can
and development projects have been delayed or indefinitely help your local government write
postponed. Rather than fret over funding shortages, there is no grants and seek funding for a
better time than now to diversify traditional funding sources and variety of projects, including:
follow through on projects that can benefit your community.
• Affordable housing
Seeking grant funding can help your local government receive
earmarked revenue for specific service and equipment needs, as • Community education
well as to assist with infrastructure redevelopment, or to launch programs and services
a community wide idea that leads to a specific and positive
outcome. • Community education
The Mellgren Planning Group helps local governments by writing • Community meetings
grant proposals that are compelling and competitive. We cannot
guarantee funding, but we do provide you with professional and • Downtown redevelopment
time-saving research, writing and follow-up services that give your
government a competitive edge. • Economic development
Meeting The Requirements • Educational, historical and
Grant applications have a variety of mandated requirements for
project-specific analysis, historical data, facility inventory, • Emergency operation centers
electronic and hard copy deliverables, mapping, photographs and
deadlines. These requirements can place an extra burden on your • Environmental restoration
planning and community development departments to research
funding sources, write grants, follow up, secure funding and • Greenways
administer the program.
• Health care grants
• Historic and façade restoration
We successfully serve local governments by providing clear
• Infrastructure improvements
definitions to projects and service needs, and focusing on the
differentiating factors that attract funding sources’ attention.
• Neighborhood redevelopment
After specific project needs are identified, TMPG researches
• Parks and recreation facilities
available grants, financial awards, matching programs and
other financial opportunities from governmental and private • Public safety improvements
organizations committed to the public sector. and equipment acquisition
We write grant applications that: • Trails
• Accurately describe your local government.
• Identify specific problems or needs that will be assisted by • Transportation studies
• Describes the project’s details, parameters, time frame and
• Project realistic outcomes and impacts.
• Structure an evaluation process for measuring outcomes.
• Have an accurate budget.
Finally, after submission of grant proposals we follow up with the
funding sources to clarify and provide additional information.
The Mellgren Planning Group’s research and grant writing fees
are based on your local government’s proposed projects and services.
We work with you to evaluate your goals, identify and prioritize your IdentIFYInG OPPOrtUnItIes
needs, and develop a retainer or fee structure that is equitable and
equates to your desired outcome.
For More Information Call Toll-Free: 866.651.PLAN • Visit: www.TMPGplanning.com
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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317 Orlando, FL 32826 St. Augustine, FL 32086