Fee Structure

Please note that we do not work on a contingent fee basis.

The fees associated with grants preparation and grants administration apply to non profit organizations, private businesses, private corporations, or individuals. Please note: Pricing for local units of governments are generally funded through an administrative line item. Brown & Associates, Inc. welcomes projects with local units of government and will provide all work funded through this administrative line item.

Flat Fee Assignments
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Grant Writing
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Foundation/Corporate Giving Proposals
We will complete a comprehensive search of foundation/corporate giving sources for a single project concept; draft a foundation letter proposal; and prepare applications to the five best sources identified in the search. Please contact us for a specialized quote.

Grant Source Research
Customized grant source research is available for any project concept. This may include keyword searches of databases of federal grant programs and 20,000 foundation/corporate giving sources, as well as telephone surveys/Internet research of state and local government sources. Please contact us for a specialized quote.

Nonprofit Incorporations
We will assist the client with the preparation of all paperwork necessary to establish a new nonprofit corporation in your state. This includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, an application for state tax exemption (if applicable) and an application to the IRS for a 501(c)3 letter of determination. Please keep in mind that you will be responsible for filing fees, which cost approximately $800. Please contact us for a specialized quote.

Disclaimer: Brown & Associates Inc. is not a attorney or law firm, nor does Brown & Associates Inc. offer any legal advice.

Editing/Technical Assistance
Complete editing of client prepared proposals, as well as technical assistance, is available on an hourly basis. Please contact us for a specialized quote.

Program Plans
We will draft a program plan for such contract service providers as group homes, child care providers, adult day cares, personal care comes, foster family agencies, substance abuse treatment providers, etc., Please contact us for a specialized quote.

Retainer Agreements
Please contact us for a specialized quote.We are available to conduct grant source research, alert you to grant opportunities, prepare proposals and provide ongoing advice and consultation through the Internet. We will keep track of hours worked with hours billed at a 25% discount from our standard hourly rate. Hours not used in a given month will be “banked” for use in future months. The retainer is due at the start of each month and there is a three month minimum. The discounted hourly rate for retainer clients is $100 per hour.

Not-to-Exceed Agreements
In this approach, a mutually agreed upon not-to-exceed amount is set to complete an assignment or provide ongoing assistance. Please contact us for a specialized quote.

Expenses for all types of assignments are billed at cost, plus 15%, and include such items as overnight delivery service, copying and production of submission documents. While Brown & Associates, Inc. usually works electronically, if a client prefers an on-site scoping meeting, travel time and estimated expenses will be billed in advance.

Price Quotes
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