Laura Rhodes is the founder of Third Sector Consulting, a nonprofit grant consulting firm based in Bozeman, Montana. She has more than 15 years experience in philanthropy and nonprofit development.
Before moving to Bozeman, Laura was a program officer with the American Express Foundation. She has served on a number of grant selection and award committees. She has also helped raise more than $2 million for nonprofits through workplace giving campaigns, annual campaigns, special events and grants.
Having been both a grantmaker and a fundraiser, Laura uses her unique perspective to help nonprofits find funders and get grants.
"There's so much more to 'grant writing' than just writing. I'll find the best grant opportunities for your program and help you turn your good ideas into great proposals."
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A North Carolina native, Laura graduated with honors from the School of Business and Accountancy at Wake Forest University. Today, she and her husband spend their free time hiking, fly fishing and cross country skiing in Big Sky Country.
From time to time, Third Sector Consulting contracts with other grant professionals who assist with prospect research, proposal development and proposal critiques.
The Third Sector Consulting professional network includes grant researchers and grant writers who specialize in foundation, corporate and government grants as well as various nonprofit sectors. These individuals support Laura and they do not have direct client contact.
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