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Emma Faesi

Freelance Grant Writer & Proposal Writer

Location:Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
2 Skills
Emma L. Faesi
Grant Writer
Specializing in nonprofit, community, and environmental proposal writing


Butler University 2011–present
Working toward a Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Contest Judge and 2012 Editor for the Booth Journal

Butler University 2005 – 2009
Bachelor of Arts in English
Graduated with High Honors
Received the Grace Ferrell Award
Performed funding research for the successful renovation of the Efroymson House

E.C. Glass High School, 2000 - 2004
Diploma, General Studies
Dean's List for Academic Excellence

Work History
ATC Associates Inc.
Grant Writer, July 2011 – March 2012, July 2012-present
Compose persuasive grant proposals for projects relevant to community need
Research local, regional, and national demographic and environmental data
Develop and maintain a comprehensive database of sources for grant research
Serve as team lead for ATC Associates’ 2012 grant writers
Co-authored a successful $540,000 federal grant proposal awarded in 2012
Sole author of a $200,000 federal grant proposal applied for in 2011

Allied Solutions, LLC
Client Services Specialist, April 2012-July 2012
Develop and edit forms and text for official company use
Proofread marketing material prior to client presentation
Organize and coordinate solicitation campaigns

Creative Language Marketing Services
Consultant and Copywriter, June 2010 – present
Develop original written marketing material for small businesses
Manage email marketing and social network campaigns
Write and edit scripts for official correspondence
Design brochures, pamphlets, and other promotional material

NUVO Newsweekly
Writer, December 2008 – present
Write and edit well-developed articles
Interview persons of all backgrounds, including those of local and national reputation
Maintain positive relationships with local businesses and institutions
Was promoted from an unpaid intern into a paid writing position within six months

The Julian Center
Outreach Advocate Intern, January 2007 - April 2007
Researched the needs of women and families at the Julian Center
Actively sought out women and children in need of Outreach services
Designed pamphlets used for outreach education about domestic violence

Skills and Qualifications
Proven history of success in the field of grant writing
Shapes multi-author grants into a single cohesive piece
Detail-oriented researcher
Comfortable with general guidelines for government grant funding
Edits highly technical material for grammar, punctuation, and clarity
Excels in working against deadlines and prioritizing multiple projects
Shines in roles as an independent self-starter
Writes, edits, and proofreads articles for print and electronic publication
Proficient with Windows and Macintosh platforms and the entire Microsoft Office Suite

Professional references available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Grant Writing
Proposal Writing