Carolyn Caldwell

Your Leading Columbus Grant Writer,
shining a light on the good work you do​!

Does your fundraising team need help...

Discovering viable matches for funding?

I produce a customized, vetted and scrubbed list of matches to help you meet your nonprofit’s mission and advance your programs.

Crafting the language to appeal to grant funders?

I develop proposal narratives and case statements that speak to your funders’ shared mission and shine a light on your good work!

Communicating about grants with the rest of your organization?

I tailor instruction to your needs, with curated tools and resources to help you and your team reach your goals and save time.

What everyone is saying:

J. Kay Coughlin Business & Life Coach, Facilitator on Fire

Carolyn is a phenomenal grant researcher, writer and trainer, and she's a savvy, smart business owner, too.

Leigh Ann Galarus Miller Center Director, Grange Insurance Audubon Center.

You rock! The training you gave my staff was invaluable. We won two grants after your training.

Christine J. Vineis President, Capital Partnerships

I strongly recommend Carolyn Caldwell, a skilled and certified grant writer with a deep bench of skills that have proven beneficial to a host of non-profits in Columbus. Carolyn and I have partnered previously and I can think of no one better!

Jane Wiechel, Ph. D. CEO, Communities In Schools of Central Ohio

Her writing is exceptional in terms of capturing our story and communicating it in a grant proposal in a very compelling way. We are extremely pleased with Carolyn’s work. She is having a positive impact on our bottom line for the organization.

Norma Sexton former Development Director, Columbus Museum of Art

Carolyn earned the respect of the (Columbus Museum of Art) program staff...developing an understanding of their goals that enabled her to draft grant content that was both fundable and strongly supported by the program staff.

Dr. Ericka Harney CAE, CFRE, GPC, CVA

If you’re looking for a fundraising professional that is brilliant at prospect research, you shouldn’t look further than Carolyn. She has great resources and tricks at her fingertips to find the best matches for your organization.

Sky Schelle, CPSWQ City of Springfield Stormwater Coordinator

Thank you Carolyn for your great work. The database is already proving to be a good investment. I certainly won’t hesitate to contact you again.

Scot Scala, M.Ed GPC & GPA Approved Trainer

I’ve had the pleasure of presenting to audiences with Carolyn, both in-person and virtually. Carolyn knows how to convey an idea that is grounded in best practices, while simultaneously encouraging an interactive dialog with participants.