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Lu Bailey

Freelance Annual Report Writer & Grant Writer

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone: 312-802-1398
2 Skills
I have more than 15 years of entrepreneurial, non-profit management and fundraising experience. I have directed a variety of tasks ranging from major donor initiatives, capital campaigns, and long-range strategic planning to branding and cause-related marketing campaigns.

During the last three years, I have secured and managed the following grants/donations:

Foundation Grants $4.5 million
Corporate Grants: $3.5 million
Government Grants $2.5 million
Individual Grants $750,000

Overall, I have a grant writing success rate of 85 percent.

In addition to my fundraising and management experience, I also have extensive knowledge and training in:

Marketing and Public Relations (including directing social media campaigns); Public Affairs; Business Development; Public Education (Trainings/Workshops); Community Relations and Outreach; Consultant Management; External Relations, and Government Relations.

I have also worked with companies, non-profits, and government groups to develop fundraising and marketing goals, objectives, and strategies. My skills and experience are diverse, transferable, and ready to be put to use on day 1.