Results from the Louisiana Municipal Association’s Grant Writer Survey Disclaimer: The following individuals submitted their names through the Louisiana Municipal Association’s (LMA) Grant Writer Survey. Please note that this information is provided as an information service only and is not an endorsement from LMA. LMA is not responsible for the quality of work performed by the grant writers listed in this directory. Since LMA is not responsible for the work performed by the grant writers listed you should direct any concerns and or questions directly to the grant writer.
Colin E. Beech, PhD
Academy Research and Consulting
Post Office Box 14508
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70898
Office: (225) 603-4538
Fax ( Same )
Clients: LANO (several private Clients) LATIFPA (Louisiana Automobile Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority)
Experience: Earned PhD in Science and Technology Studies (STS) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY in 2008. STS is an applied social science program focusing on public policy and social activism, and focuses heavily on external funding strategies and grant writing for academic research, non-profit organizations, and local and state governments. Assist non-profit entities of all sorts identify government-based and private foundation funding opportunities.
Completed several national science Foundation grants, as well as federal grants within the grants Government System.
Deborah Kay Berry
Town of Stonewall
Office: (318) 925-9338
Fax: (318) 925-9339
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Kberry_tos@comcast.net
Clients: Town of Stonewall
Experience: Writes all grants for the Town of Stonewall. Assisting Governments in the writing of grants at this time.
Bordelon Consulting, LLC
4201 Wakefield Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
Ph: 318.448.2475 or 318.794.6142
Email: Lbbordelon@suddenlink.net or Linda@bordelonconsulting.com www.bordelonconsulting.com
Clients: Avoyelles Port Commission, Avoyelles School Board, Louisiana School for Agricultural Sciences, Oakdale Chamber of Commerce/Allen Parish Schools, Grant Parish Planning Commission and Grant School Board, TMC, LA FFA Foundation, Illinois Department of Education, Illinois Agriculture and Business Industry Council Tipton & Associates.
Specializing in federal, state, agency, private, corporate and foundation grant applications including IWTP for workforce development. Lead municipalities in mediations and program planning and development for grant sources and applications. Preparation of Capital Outlay Applications.
Heather Broussard, M.S.
Broussard Consulting, LLC
P.O. Box 1132
Youngsville, LA 70592
318.286.3366 - Mobile
Clients: City of Vidalia, Louisiana Methodist Children's Home, Samaritan Counseling Center, and YMCA - Bogalusa.
Broussard Consulting, LLC is a public relations, fundraising, and government affairs consulting firm that specializes in helping nonprofits and small businesses strengthen their mission, increase awareness, boost community support, and enhance fundraising efforts. Specific fundraising activities include grants, state and federal funding, special events, annual giving, major gifts and direct mail campaigns.
P. O. Box 118
Newellton, La. 71357
Office: (318) 467-5385
Fax: (318) 467-2859
Clients: Tensas Parish Police Jury, Madison Parish Hospital
Experience: Not provided
Grant Finders Inc.
P.O. Box 1894
Denham Springs, LA 70727
Office: (225) 667-8777
Fax: (225) 665-9779
Clients: Livingston Parish Government Grant Consultant (governmental), Christian Ministry Foundation (non-profit, faith-based)
Experience: Began writing grants in 1989 through a consulting firm based out of Alexandria, LA. Experience includes funded projects through federal, state, and private funding agencies in the areas of Federal Appropriations, Capitol Outlay projects, Brownsfield grants, EPA grants, FEMA grants, various Recreation Projects, Education Grants, HUD grants, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention grants, Rural Development grants, Youth grants, Litter Abatement, Faith-Based Initiative grants, Safe & Drug Free Schools grants, Arts grants, and many others. Have read grants for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Past experience includes, Ascension Parish Government (over 2 years)
DZK & Associates Management Consultants
2044 West Ridge Drive
Mandeville, La. 70448
Office: (985) 674-1551
Fax: (985) 674-9640
Clients: St, Tammany Community Housing Resource Board, Greater Starlight Baptist Church, Third District Baptist Association, Dr. Theodore P. Robinson Foundation
Experience: Grant writer has written affordable housing and community development grants. Also written youth program grants including financial literacy, teen pregnancy prevention and youth smoking prevention programs.
3361 Antoine Wattigny Blvd.
Kenner, La. 70065
Office: (504) 468-6971
Clients: Kenner Police Department, Traffic Safety Grants
Experience: Awarded almost a million dollars in grants pertaining to traffic safety from various entities. Served as grant program administrator.
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 380-4708
Fax: (337) 365-8384
Clients: City of New Iberia, Southern Mutual Help Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana.
Experience: Twenty years of highly successful municipal and nonprofit grant writing experience. Experience includes applications to diverse groups of government (federal/state/local), corporate, foundation, and faith-based organizations including US EPA, US Dept. of Commerce, Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Dept. of Justice, Louisiana Division of the Arts, W. K. Kellogg Foundation, etc. Project topics range from public infrastructure to youth mentoring and child abuse prevention, to presentation art. Also available for local grant writing workshops.
Gaines Group, LLC
Phone (337) 499-7217
Clients: Federal Highway Administration; Calcasieu Parish Public Library; Lake Charles Memorial Hospital; Sideline National Support Network, USA; Brimstone Museum, Sulphur; Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, Cameron Parish; Creole Nature Trail All- American Road, Calcasieu and Cameron Parish.
Experience: Successfully facilitated federal, state and foundation grants; has coordinated capital and endowment campaigns; and has earned nearly two dozen national awards and designations for clients through program development and management.
Coordinating and Development Corporation
P.O. Box 37005
Shreveport, La. 71133-7005
Office: (318) 632-2022
Fax: (318) 632-2099
Client: Several Parishes and Municipalities in Northwest Louisiana
Experience: LCDBG Grants, Economic Development Matters
Lynne W. Jenner
Policy & Research Group
2561 Citiplace Court
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Office: (504) 865-0293
Fax: (504) 865-0293
Clients: City of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge General Hospital, Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO), Big Buddy Program (nonprofit), Renaissance Home for Youth (nonprofit), Metro Health.
Experience: Received over $20 million through competitive grant applications in 4 years for such diverse projects as nonprofit capacity building, after-school programs, mentoring at-risk youth, mental health in the criminal justice system, HIV/AIDS prevention programming, litter abatement, small business training, fire department infrastructure, safe schools/healthy students, animal spay & neutering program.
City of Denham Springs
P.O. Box 1629
Denham Springs, La. 70727
Office: (225) 667-8308
Fax: (225) 667-8333
Clients: City of Denham Springs, Livingston Parish Government
Experience: Council on Aging, American Red Cross, Youth and Family Counseling Services, Army Recruiting, D. S. Arts Council, Main Street Organization, D. S. Garden Club, OEP, D. S. Green DEQ, Wal-Mart grants, Entergy
American Marketing Concepts, Inc.
315 St. John Street
Kaplan, LA 70548
Office: (337) 643-3700
Fax: (337) 643-6872
Email: email@example.com or Llondon783@aol.com
Clients: Cameron Parish Police Jury, Cameron Parish Fire District #7, Louisiana State Games, Vermillion Arts Council.
Experience: National Senior Certified Grant Writer, Reviewer and Administrator, Over 6 million dollars of grant awards and over 15 years experience writing and administering grants.
3909 W. Congress St. #101
Lafayette, La. 70506
Office: (337) 989-8047
Fax: (337) 989-3219
Clients: City of Rayne, City of Crowley, Village of Estherwood, Village of Morse, Town of Church Point, Acadia Parish Police Jury
Experience: Capitol Outlay request, BOR Matching Fund Grant, DOTD Enhancement Grants, Governor’s Office of Rural Development, LCDBG Economic Development Grants
Richard Minville Minville & Associates, Inc.
114 East Lafayette St.
Abbeville, La. 70510
Office: (337) 261-1002
Fax: (337) 898-8788
Clients: Abbeville, Basile, Breaux Bridge, Broussard, Cankton, Carencro, Cheneyville, Church Point, Crowley, Delcambre, Duson, Elton, Erath, Fenton, Grand Coteau, Gueydan, Iowa, Jeanerette, Kaplan, Krotz Springs, Leonville, Loreauville, New Iberia, Maurice, Parks, Scott, Sulphur, Sunset, Welsh, Westlake, Youngsville, Iberia Parish Government, Vermilion Parish Police Jury
Experience: Has been performing professional grant writing and grant administration since 1979. Specializes in securing state and federal funding for municipalities and parish governments primarily for water, sewer, street, drainage, buildings, recreation projects etc. (Mostly all infrastructure projects). Currently administering 148 Louisiana Community Development Block Grants totaling over $65,500,000.00
United Way of SWLA
1308 Louisiana Ave.
Lake Charles, La. 70601
Office: (337) 439-8566
Clients: Calcasieu Parish School Boards, Imperial Calcasieu, Cameron Communications, Calcasieu Arts and Humanities Council, United Way of Life SWLA, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
Experience: Twenty five years of grant writing experience. Largest award to date 427,000 from Rural Utilities Services, US Dept. of Agriculture. Has presented workshops and hands on activities to train others in grant writing.
Lloyd Rochon Rochon and Associates
512 Monarch Drive
Carencro, La. 70506
Office: (337) 278-0527
Fax: (337) 896-0890
Clients: Town of Broussard, Scott, Carencro, Duson, Youngsville, all in Lafayette Parish and the unincorporated area of the parish as well.
Experience: Writes and administers grants. See list of clients above.
St. Tammany Parish Government
P.O. Box 628
Covington, LA 70460
Clients: St. Tammany Parish Government and its components, St. Tammany Parish Veterans Foundation
Experience: Two years full-time grant manager with St. Tammany Parish ; Prior experience writing tax protest for corporations.
622 Foster Dr.
Marksville, La. 71351
Office: (318) 253-6848
Clients: Avoyelles Parish School Boards
Experience: Successfully written and received grants on behalf of the Avoyelles Parish School System.
Jesse J. Turner Jesse J. Turner & Associates
Newellton, La. 71357
Office: (318) 467-2169
Fax: (318) 467-5170
Clients: Hollandale School District, Hollandale, Ms.; 6th Judicial District Attorney Office
Experience: Twenty years experience and over 4 million in grant awards in the last six years. Robbie Waxman P.O. Box 14364 Monroe, La. 71207-4364 Office: (318) 387-9225 Clients: Lake Providence Experience: Sewer Projects- LCDBG, Housing Projects
CLIENTS: City of Bastrop, Beauregard Parish Police Jury, Village of Bonita, Village of Collinston, Town of Delhi, City of DeRidder, East Carroll Parish Police Jury, Village of Epps, Village of Hall Summit, Town of Jonesboro, Town of Jonesville, Town of Lake Providence, Village of Mer Rouge, Town of Merryville, Town of Montgomery, Village of Oak Ridge, Town of Oberlin, Village of Pioneer, Town of Rayville, Richland Parish Police Jury, Town of St. Joseph, City of Tallulah, Town of Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Police Jury, and the City of West Monroe.
EXPERIENCE: The partnership of WAXMANS, III is a small business enterprise specializing in the preparation and administration of Community Development Block Grants in the State of Louisiana. The firm has two offices; one in Monroe, Louisiana and one in Jasper, Texas which services the Southwest Louisiana Area. Each of the Partners possesses years of experience in all facets of the CDBG program including, but not limited to, Application Preparation, Labor Standards, Real Property Acquisition, Equal Opportunity/Fair Housing, Environmental Assessment, Project Construction Management and Closeout Procedures.
David J. Waxman, Managing General Partner performed grant application preparation, many real property acquisitions under the Uniform Real Property and Relocation Act, including such situations as acquiring rights-of-way for water lines through donation, to voluntary acquisition of water well sites, to full Uniform Act Acquisitions, including appraisal for housing sites. In addition, Mr. Waxman has completed more than 500 Environmental Assessments for CDBG projects, set up the Administrative process for more than 500 Louisiana and Texas CDBG projects, including financial management requirements, handled contract amendments, been involved in over 250 force account projects, overseen more than 350 construction projects done through the Bid/Contract process, provided Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Administration and completed over 100 project closeouts. Mr. Waxman has prepared over 1,000 Grant Applications for Community Development projects, including fire, streets, water, sewer, housing, sanitary landfills and a wide variety of other projects, including Economic Development Projects.
Beth Waxman’s 30 years of experience includes approximately 600 projects working with such Federal/State agencies as HUD, EDA, USDA, DOA, ORCA, and the Water Development Board, as well as locally funded projects financed by revenue and tax bonds. Project types include water, sewer, highway, bridges, buildings including community centers, governmental, industrial/commercial, private prisons and economic development infrastructure. Her work efforts include the design, development and implementation of an instructional manual and computer aided training for Davis-Bacon Law and Related Acts required by federally assisted construction projects. Additionally, all Employee Hiring requirements are covered meeting both Federal (Homeland Security) and State requirements. Other efforts include assisting contractors in enrolling in Homeland Security Pilot Program.
Robert Waxman, the third Partner, has nineteen years of extensive experience in all aspects of Grant Preparation and CDBG Administration, including Acquisition, Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity, Administrative Records Set-up, Construction Administration, Government Liaison and Project Closeout.