Freelance Grant and Content Writer

You need a winning grant proposal.

I can help.


Powerful. Concise. Thoroughly Researched.

Valarie Ward is a mental health writer and advocate specializing in articles and grant proposals. She is a regular contributor to The Official Mental Health Awareness Project and Absolute Advocacy, as well as other mental health publications.

During her 4.5 years working with McGraw-Hill Education, she developed technical documents including a proposal for collaboration in AP Education initiatives with the NYC DOE, as well as training materials for K-12 Math and Science program consultants in the United Arab Emirates.

Her supervisor at MHE said, “Valarie is a creative and strategic thinker, and is highly organized. She excels at timely and effective communication and displays excellent judgement. I recommend her wholeheartedly.”

Valarie has her BA in English from the University of Illinois at Springfield, where she interned with Dress for Success and earned the Marilyn Ostrowski award for best undergraduate essay. She also has her Grant Writing Certification from Western Carolina University.

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My Promise to You

I’m here to turn your brilliant idea into a winning proposal.


Thoroughly Researched

Between your organization’s details, factoids, and funding sources, I’ll help guide you through all the research you need.


Structurally Sound

After I gather all your info, I will draft and re-draft to figure out the order most likely to “wow” your competitors.


Impeccably Written

I have a BA in English and a Grant Writing Certification. Your proposal will be clean, clear, and concise.


Cleanly Designed

Using your organization’s branding, we’ll come up with a clean, impressive proposal design.

Let’s Work Together.

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I look forward to hearing from you!

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