The Goddess of Grants is committed to providing the highest ethical standard to its clients. It is our policy to be open, straight forward, and honest with everyone. We will tell you when it is not practical to proceed and when it is in your best interest to move forward. We value open and honest communications on all levels, with donors, funders, clients, and the community.
Lori Bumgardner, MPA
Lori Bumgardner has played a key role in many collaborative grants and program efforts that succeeded in achieving its mission. Her strengths are her ability to combine the personal qualities and talents of management, the technical skills in data collection and design, the specific models and techniques of problem solving, and a certain political savvy.
A professional grant writer with 20 years' experience in the resource development and program design fields. Lori has the proven ability to take the complex and make it read clearly to the lay person, without losing the value of what is being shared.
A creative campaign consultant who has coached small and large organizations—from child care centers to community colleges—ensuring they meet their capital campaign goals by thinking outside the box and beyond the usual suspects.
An experienced management professional with a successful track record in nonprofit start-ups and organizational change management. Lori has demonstrated effective leadership directing higher education, and government-related research and projects— directing and guiding high performing teams to meet project deadlines in politically charged environments.
A strong background in research methods involving formal analysis, developing policy alternatives for citizen evaluation and "real world" political advice for municipal governments and organizations worldwide. Lori has proven her ability to create and manage innovative, large-scale citizen involvement projects.
Lori was educated at the University of California, San Diego and the University of Oregon. She holds a B.A. in political science and an M.A. in public policy and management
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