In Case You Are Wondering, It Is A Competition

2022 is coming to a close!  Sunflower had a wonderful year, and we hope you all have too. We have some exciting things planned for 2023 and cannot wait to share them. I thought I would end this year with a slightly different newsletter format, sharing some overall facts, tips, and tricks – some that […]

Important Definitions for Grant Writers

Greetings news minded readers! I hope you have at least one holiday gift purchased at this point, so you aren’t rushed at the end of the season. I don’t. I have a list, but no actual items yet. I am waiting for Will Ferrell as Elf to come and assist me while I sing Christmas […]

What Should I Major in to Become a Grant Writer?

Greetings friends and newsletter readers! Unfortunately I have been dealing with a lot over the last few weeks, which is why our festivenews is a few days late ⏰ but don’t worry! It will be worth it! The year is marching on, and soon I will be trying to remind myself how to make all […]

Should I Use First or Third Person in Grant Writing?

Happy September! The beginning of Fall is officially here! Bring on the Octoberfest beers, thepumpkin spice lattes and…the Christmas decorations in every store. I admitthat last part is a little bit confusing. The first three quarters have been very good for Sunflower and we have beenreally excited to welcome so many new wonderful clients, as […]

Is Grant Writing a Good Career?

Greetings! Summer is in full swing and some of us are already thinking about heading back to school soon.It’s 39 days to the start of the NFL season for those of you who may be counting down such athing. I Googled: “Is grant writing a good career” this morning and this was the answer I […]


Dear Sunflower Grant Writers Clients, Hello! And welcome to the halfway point of 2022! I wanted to touch base with all of you brieflyon a variety of topics. I hope you find this letter helpful and informative. As always, pleasereach out to me directly with any questions or concerns. My contact information can be foundat […]

The Top 3 Foundations by Giving Amount!

Summer is officially here! Sunflower is busy writing all kinds of grants for our clients during a busy season. Seeds sowednow will have a big impact on Fall and Winter programming for everyone. We are also hearinggood news from a lot of grants written this Spring and I congratulate all my clients who are inthe […]

Password Day and SAM Numbers

Happy May all! This month kicks off a very active grant season. July and August are some of the busiest monthsin the grant world and June is a big prep month. Get ready! It always helps to have things likebudgets and basic demographic information ready to go in advance. The Sunflower Grant Writers team is […]