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Heart Resources, LLC


Address:
307 Brierly Lane
West Mifflin, PA 15122-1209

Telephone: 412.414.2251
FAX:
Web Site: http://heartresources.net/
e-mail: kheartwriter@gmail.com

Contact

Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed.
307 Brierly Lane
West Mifflin, PA 15122
Telephone: 412.414.2251
e-mail: kheartwriter@gmail.com

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Administrative

No. of staff: 1-3
No. of volunteers/interns: 0
Classification: For Profit
Year started: 2002
Fees for services: yes

Fee Description: Nonprofit organizations can learn more about Heart Resources, LLC by reviewing our website at www.heartresources.net and contact us for a no-obligation discussion of agency needs.

Our fee structure is reasonable with cost options for retainer, project and on-demand hourly rates. Our Grant Services Guide for prospective clients includes a more detailed description of grant services, list of deliverables, rate sheet and sample agreement.

An at-will or closed term contract with do-not-exceed amounts are available. We adhere to the ethical standards of the AFP and GPA prohibiting compensation based upon contingency fees (receiving a percentage of a grant only if awarded).

Immediate availability of services may vary due to scheduling of existing clients, type of funder (foundation, corporate, United Way vs government), scope of project and deadline.

Contact Katherine Heart directly through the Grants Hotline at 412.414.2251 or www.heartresources.net/contact about grant projects in advance of an estimate.

Heart Resources, LLC is registered as a Professional Fundraising Counsel with the PA Department of State, Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations under the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act, and is authorized to provide fundraising services on behalf of not-for-profit agencies provided that written contracts have been filed with and approved by the Bureau. Allow a minimum of ten (10) business days for pre-approval of grant writing and consulting for any proposal soliciting grants from any PA corporation or foundation.

PA CONTRACT APPROVAL IS NOT REQUIRED FOR GOVERNMENT GRANT APPLICATIONS. HEART RESOURCES LLC SPECIALIZES IN LARGE GOVT / QUICK TURNAROUND PROJECTS FOR PITTSBURGH/ALLEGHENY CO NONPROFITS RESPONDING TO LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL RFPs IN HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES.

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Service Description

Services offered by the consultants in this directory to non-profit organizations: Service, Training, Volunteers.

Services Provided:

Finance/Law

Financial Projections - Training  

Fundraising

Board Fundraising Issues/Training - Training  

Capital Campaigns - Training  

Grantmanship

Government Proposal Writing - Service  
Training  
Grantseeking Research - Service  
Training  
Proposal Writing - Service  
Training  

Management

Communications/Presentation Skills - Training  

Program Development/Budgeting/Management - Service  
Training  
Program Evaluation - Service  
Training  
Staff/Team Development - Service  
Training  

Other Services:

Grant consulting, training and technical assistance to develop annual grant goals and build agency grant seeking capacity.

First-Time Government Grant Seeker - Technical Assistance Package for submissions to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Grant Training Seminars offered by Heart Resources, LLC on a rotating basis by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh include: Basic Proposal Writing, Advanced Proposal Writing Series, Grant Proposal Writing for Operating Support, and First-Time Government Grant Seekers.

Mission/Statement of Purpose:

Heart Resources, LLC is a mission-driven business dedicated to spreading wellness by offering project development, comprehensive grant services (grant writing, consulting and training) that assist nonprofit organizations to solve challenging public health problems. Heart Resources, LLC is adept in developing multi-funder community-based public health projects. The average grant award for 50 projects was more than $219K.

Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. is the lead consultant and a content expert in health promotion program planning and proposal writing. Heart Resources, LLC was a Participating Organization in the "Developing Healthy People 2020" Consortium, providing input to the new health objectives for the nation, under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Katherine has served as a 2012-13 SAMHSA Voice Awards Fellow. Heart Resources, LLC participates in Wellness Initiatives of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Katherine is a Certified Grant Professional by the Grant Professionals Certification Institute, and an Approved Trainer of the Grant Professionals Association. She regularly presents grant training seminars for the CLP-Nonprofit Resource Center.

Katherine Heart is the author of Grantepreneur: The Grant Writer's Career Action Plan (Red Engine Press, January 2016) and she offers career and business coaching and seminars to grant writers.

Annual Programs/Events:

www.heartresources.net/events

www.heartresources.net/
grantepreneur

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Geographic Scope

Services are available to organizations in the following geographic areas:

City of Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Southwestern Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Ohio
West Virginia
New York
Maryland
National

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Recent Clients

Organization: Go to http://www.heartresources.net/clients
Contact Name: Katherine F.H. Heart, M.Ed.
Phone Number: 412.414.2251

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Additional Information

Comments:

Katherine earned a masters degree in Health Promotion in Organizations from the University of Pittsburgh in 1984. She completed the semester course in Grant Proposal Writing and Fundraising at the Graduate School of Social Work and over 100 hours of advanced proposal writing, budgeting, and grant research with leading national trainers (The Grantsmanship Center Inc. Foundation Center of New York, and noted grants author Dr. Beverly Browning). Previous experience includes developing, marketing and managing fee-for-service health, fitness, mental health/victim services programs at Pittsburgh area nonprofits for 15 years. She created behavior management training publications as a Technical Writer and Product Development Manager at a psychology consulting firm for two years.

Katherine is a member of the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) and was Founding President of the GPA-Western PA Chapter. She is also a member of the Pitt Alumni Association, Panther Association, Pitt Varsity Letter Club, and the United Way Women's Leadership Council.

Entered: 12/22/2005
Last Revised: 11/12/2015