The Kester Group now focuses almost exclusively on winning and evaluating federal grants. Grant seeking is a special kind of fundrasing that takes unique skills, knowledge and abilities. Whether your organization is new to the grants world or whether you have an established development department that needs occassional help with a big workload, The Kester Group can help you achieve your grant seeking goals.

Grants Services

  • Grant Proposal Preparation - The Kester Group asks guiding questions to push you to design the most strategic and competitive programs possible. We then present content in a way that makes your organization competitive and successful to funders.
  • Grant Evaluation Services - The Kester Group can help you develop and analyze evaluation tools to accurately and holistically report grant outcomes to funders.
  • Speaking Engagements and Workshops - Hire Cheryl to address your board or your entire conference. She is regularly invited to speak to national and international conferences, as well as regional and local training and fundraising events. See our Speaking/Training page for more information on these services and where you can receive grants training soon.