Third Sector Consulting

Nonprofit Grant Assistance

About Laura

Laura Rhodes
Certified Grant Writer | Nonprofit Funding Consultant
"HI, I'M LAURA! And I want to help you find more funders, win more grants and raise more money for your nonprofit. Are you ready?"

Laura Rhodes is the principal at Third Sector Consulting, a nonprofit consulting firm with offices in Bozeman, MT, Asheville, NC and Charleston, SC.

Laura specializes in prospect research as well as grant writing support for organizations that want to write their own grants. She also leads workshops, webinars, retreats and fundraising trainings for nonprofit staff and boards.

She has helped nonprofits raise more than $10 million from grants, special events, direct mail and workplace giving campaigns.

Laura has more than 15 years of experience in philanthropy, fundraising and nonprofit development. Laura has worked on staff and also served as a board member for numerous nonprofit organizations. Prior starting her consulting business, Laura was a program officer with the American Express Foundation.

Having been both a grantmaker and a fundraiser, Laura uses her unique perspective to help nonprofits find more funders, win more grants and raise more money for their cause.

Laura's Certifications & Professional Affiliations

Professional Network

From time to time, Laura will contract with other professionals who assist with prospect research and grant writing services.

The Third Sector Consulting professional network includes grant researchers and grant writers who specialize in foundation, corporate and government grants. These individuals support Laura and they do not have direct client contact.

If your needs extend beyond what Third Sector Consulting can provide (such as legal advice), ask Laura and she will be happy to refer you to an expert in the appropriate area.


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What nonprofits say...

"Laura is professional, and her work is thorough and well researched. I have already recommended her to several other nonprofits, which speaks to my high opinion of her work and of her."

Penelope Pierce, Executive Director, Gallatin Valley Land Trust