Top Freelance Grant Writers for Hire: Find a Professional Grant Writer

Dr. Andrew C. H.

Research Scientist / Data Analyst | Expert in R, Adobe Illustrator, Data Visualization
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PhD
United States

15 years of experience designing and implementing biological research projects, analyzing data, and presenting data to a variety of audiences.

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Portia N.

Grant Writer| Innovation Consultant| SBIR| EIC Accelerator| Eurostars| 10 years' experience in writing grant proposals
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Masters in Public Health
Zimbabwe

I am a Freelance Grant writer with over 10 years' experience in European and American grant schemes including EIC Accelerators, SBIR/STTR, ...

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Joshita M.

Biomedical Engineer, CMU | Product Manager & Medical Writer | Expert in Clinical Research with 9+ years of experienc...
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MS - Biomedical Engineering
Netherlands

A passionate researcher, with a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (USA), I have 9 years of product deve...

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Dr. Maria C.

Scientific Writer, R&D Project Manager and Innovation Consultant | Pharma, Agro & Biotech Specialist | Botany En...
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BSc Biology
Spain

I am a dynamic scientist with more than 10 years of experience in R&D projects in the pharmaceutical, agriculture and food sectors. Recent...

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Dr. JORDANA S.

Ph.D. student in pharmaceutical sciences ǀ Pre-clinical/Clinical studies ǀ Innovation ǀ Entrepreneurship ǀ Biotech
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M.Sc. Physiological Sciences
Germany

B.S. in biomedicine, M.S. in physiological sciences, and Ph.D. student in pharmaceutical sciences. I have experience in preclinical and clinica...

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Dr. Thomas G.

Professional Scientific Writer with extensive experience in numerous scientific fields
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Ph.D.
United States

Experience working in C. elegans, fruit fly, cell culture, and bacteria culture systems in biochemistry, neurobiology, genetics, metabolism, ce...

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Dr. Andre D. M.

Psychologist (Clinical Science) and Lawyer | Available for Freelance Editing, Writing, Data Analysis (SPSS/MPlus)
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Doctor of Philosophy
United States

Innovative, empirically-driven clinical research psychologist and lawyer with a record of success in academia, healthcare, defense, and public ...

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Dr. Ijaz H.

Applied Statistician & Data Scientist: Machine Learning, Spatial Analysis, Epidemiological Statistics, Bio-Statistic...
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PhD
Pakistan

I earned a Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the University of Klagenfurt, Austria in 2010. Currently, I am working at the Department of Statist...

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Dr. Maroun B.

Geneticist and bioinformatician with 10+ years of experience
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PhD
Switzerland

I am a multidisciplinary researcher at the interface between biological science and computation. I have expertise in deciphering complex biolog...

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Dr. Danielle D.

Research Psychologist, Scientist, and Statistician using R and SPSS
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PhD in Psychology

Research Psychologist, Scientist, and Statistician 10+ years of experience in scientific research, study design, scientific writing, data anal...

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Dr. Ivan P.

Experienced Application Scientist Writes Target Safety Assessment Reports for Informed Drug Development Decisions
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PhD in Biology
Serbia

Senior Application Scientist with a high level of experience and skills, responsible for writing Target Safety Assessment (TSA) reports by util...

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Dr. Sancha S.

Biopharma strategic business developer with licensing, innovation and product development experience
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eMBA
Denmark

Research (PhD) and business (eMBA) education, working at interface between science and product development. Strong experience in biomanufacturi...

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Dr. Bixa O.

Freelance Data Analyst and Scientific research writing | Expert in R, Excel, GitHub & Markdown
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PhD Microbiology and Immunology

Details can be found at https://gitbixa.github.io/bixaogola/about.html

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Muhammad A.

Freelance writer with 5 years of working experience in Copywriting, Content Writing, Medical Writing and Designing
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Electrical Engineering
Pakistan

Greetings! My journey on Kolabtree over the past year has been nothing short of transformative. With the completion of six diverse projects, I&...

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Dr. Umesh C.

Researcher with 10+ years of experience in drug discovery, toxicology, iPSC, oncology, scientific writing etc.
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PhD in Cell Biology
India

I am a researcher offering experience in drug discovery, toxicology, predictive toxicity biomarkers, human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC...

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Dr. Augustin O.

Results-driven professional with academic-level research/teaching experience (life sciences, bio-medical).
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PhD
Romania

Experienced researcher in advanced in vitro diagnostics and biomolecule production, with expertise in molecular biology, protein chemistry, mic...

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Dr. Jonatan V.

Physicist & Data Analyst | Scientific Writting | Expertice with more than 5 years,
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PhD in Physics
Chile

Physicist with a specialized focus in model building, dark matter, and physics beyond the Standard Model. My expertise extends to Renormalizati...

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Fatima V.

I translate technical text to language which is easy to understand and hence can create better audience engagement!
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Master of Commerce
India

I am a professional since the year 2008 and in these years have gathered immense experience in becoming efficient in communication. I use this ...

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Dr. Martin S.

Innovation Consultant, Go to Market Strategies, Business and Technical Advising, Grant Writing
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PhD Chemistry
United Kingdom

I am a PhD trained consultant with significant business experience at the strategic level. I work with small businesses, scientific startups, a...

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Dr. Emily F.

Biomedical engineer, innovator, educator, technical writer with 10+ years research and communication experience
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Ph. D., Biomedical Engineering
United States

Experienced biomedical engineer, researcher, educator, communicator, analyst, and technical writer. Successful lead on projects in biomechanics...

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Dr. Francesc Xavier R.

Structural biologist & enzymologist — 15+ years experience
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Doctor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
United States

My experience: I am born and raised in Barcelona (Spain). I received my Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Universitat Aut...

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Dr. Biswadeep D.

Freelancer (Pro) at Kolabtree; Expertise in assay development, CRO, PM, biological evaluation
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Postdoc
India

I am a biomedical researcher having: 1.Expertise in the vector biology: epidemiology, evolutionary biology, and genetics of Aedes and Anopheles...

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Dr. Jane B.

Freelance Biochemist
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PhD in Biochemistry
Finland

10+ years combined experience in research and development from academics and industry. Hands-on experience in: --> Virology ...

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Kelvin E.

Scientist. AI Language Professional. Tutor and Content Scientist. Developer and New Business Development Scientist. 5 Yr
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Geology
Nigeria

I AM a Scientist, Content Marketing Strategist, and New Tutor with Excellent knowledge and understanding of broad Scientific, Content Marketing...

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Kimia S.

English-first language medical writer with 5+ years of clinical and public health knowledge translation
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Masters of Science
United States

I am an English-first language medical writer and consultant with a Master's in Health Services Research from the University of Toronto. Pu...

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Consult top freelance grant writers for hire. Work with grant writing consultants to perfect your proposals for NIH SBIR and other research grants. Kolabtree is the world's largest platform for hiring trusted freelance grant proposal writers.

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How to Hire a Grant Writer

Many non-profit and other organizations rely heavily on grant funding to carry out research or provide support or services. Grants are typically provided by trusts, foundations, corporations, and government departments. Small businesses also compete for non-repayable start-up funding from governments and certain forms of crowdfunding. Employing professional freelance grant writers who are experienced in drafting proposals is critical to successfully compete for the limited funds available, particularly given the backdrop of the many worthy projects requiring funding.

What Does a Grant Writer Do?

Grant writing specialists formulate proposals on their clients’ or employer’s behalf to compete for grants. Grant writing experts hail from a variety of backgrounds, including English majors, medical writers, social workers, and scientists. The skills they have in common include the ability to “sell” through persuasive writing, to collaborate with other key staff, to meet tight deadlines, to work on several projects at once, and to adhere to detailed grant guidelines. While writing is, of course, integral to their job, freelance grant writers also perform several other functions that are critical to the process. Further, while some grant professionals are mainly involved in the pre-award process, others are involved throughout the grant life cycle. 

The services grant writing experts provide can include:

  • Working with key staff to develop fundable programs

  • Researching potential funders and specific grant opportunities

  • Drafting compelling program or research grant proposals

  • Working with staff to obtain relevant supporting information (budgets, graphs, statistics, etc.)

  • Ensuring compliance with grant criteria and guidelines

  • Drafting grant progress reports after grants are awarded 

  • Managing grants that have been awarded to ensure that the promised objectives are being met

  • Maintaining the grant calendar

  • Writing grant acknowledgments on websites and in brochures, reports, and academic articles

  • Regularly communicating with clients/managers and donors

  • Developing and implementing planned giving and major gifts strategies 

  • Providing key COVID-19 grant writing and general coronavirus grant writing in the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic

Program and research grant writers work for non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, healthcare entities, research institutes, and government agencies. They work as either employees or freelance contractors. The job titles and roles of grant writers vary and can include Grant Writer, Grant Coordinator, Fundraising Manager, Donor Relations Manager, and Planned Giving Officer.

There is no specific degree required for grant writing, although most professional grant writers will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university with a major in fields such as English, journalism, science, marketing and communication, or social work. Those who specialize as science or medical grant writers will typically have a more advanced degree in a related field and several years of relevant work experience in the industry.

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Grant Writer?

To hire a freelance grant writing consultant, the fee generally ranges from 35–100 USD per hour depending on the required skill set and the level of experience necessary. 

The hourly fee can be negotiated upfront based on the estimated number of project hours, or a flat fee (for projects of a defined scope) can be discussed. If you need short-term/temporary access to professional grant writing services, then hiring a freelance consultant on our platform is a convenient and cost-effective way to access this expertise.

How Do You Write an Effective Job Post to Hire a Freelance Grant Writer?

The best way to attract the top Kolabtree freelancers in this field is to make your project description informative. You will need to provide details on the following:

  • Skills required (e.g., medical grant writing)

  • What the project area is (e.g., research on viral respiratory disease)

  • What the project entails (e.g., writing a grant for clinical research on improving patient treatment outcomes)

  • What the deliverables are (be specific about what you need the outputs to be)

  • Duration of the project (provide an estimate of how many hours work you will need per week/by when you need the project to be completed)

  • By when you need to hire (having more leeway on this will give you more time to choose the best expert for your needs)

  • Your budget (per hour or fixed fee)

If you are unsure what exactly is required, providing as much detail as possible will allow the experts to still make an informed bid for your project and suggest the best routes forward. 

The Kolabtree platform makes it easier than ever before to rapidly connect with top professional grant writing experts who can assist you with your upcoming grant proposals.