Improve Your Chance of Grant Success With a US Tour!
In our guides to Public Funding we’ve taken you through the steps needed to apply for grants to bolster your American expansion.
We’re confident that, with the right support to become grant ready and learn about Available Programs, undertake effective Grant Research and get skilled support with Grant Writing you can create proposals that stand an excellent chance of success.
Our team has extensive experience working with both European entrepreneurs and business professionals in the US, and we have a network of skilled grant researchers and writers who know how to maximize the value of each of your applications. This package of support should help you to get well on the way to winning Public Funding – and much closer to living your American dream.
But, our support doesn’t stop there! To take your grant search to the next level, we’ve designed a special US Grants Roadshow, developed especially to put you into direct, personal contact with US-based grant funders.
Here’s what we can offer you…
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- Getting a Head Start with Grant Collaboration
- Why Funders Like to Meet Potential Grant Applicants
- The Grants Roadshow
- In-Person US Grants Roadshow Backed by Professional Grant Application Services
- Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about taxes, company formaition, and residency in the U.S.
- Get advice on taxation, company formation, and residency in the U.S.
Winning grants in a competitive sphere is about learning how to take a truly collaborative approach with grant funders. Getting a potential collaboration off the ground means building great relationships with funders. How do you build the most effective relationships? By meeting in person!
Mount Bonnell Advisors can help you to get that headstart with your applications by arranging a Grants Roadshow for you so you can connect with grant decision makers. We’ll arrange a visit to the US and introduce you to people who can help you to build your Public Funding network.
A Grants Roadshow has several advantages for your application process and for your project overall. By meeting local funders, you get the chance to network and deepen your understanding of the economic and social needs of the area you’re interested in.
This can be an incredible fact-finding trip for you as you learn about the local economy and how it works in the location you want to move your business to. You’ll have the opportunity to meet key players and discover what their priorities are, how they want to impact their location, and how you can help them on that journey.
When you apply for Public Funding in the US you need to convince grant funders that your project is going to serve the interests of their Town, City or other location. But, just like you have to answer to funders, they also have to answer to how they’ve chosen to allocate precious resources.
For this reason, it’s a great idea to meet officials in person as this can help them discover if you are a good fit, and give them confidence that considering your application will be of benefit to their Town or City.
Grants are all about investing in each other. A grant is not a corporate loan – but an investment from the City in the future of your business. And your contribution is an investment in your new community. It’s a two-way street, and a Roadshow is your chance to develop relationships that will support this mutual investment.
Potential funders such as mayors and other officials are often keen to meet people interested in their locale. They’ve usually gained the position they have because they are rightly proud of their Town or City and they want to know they are welcoming projects who will share in this pride.
And, what better way to show them you’re serious about becoming a partner who will help them meet their objectives than taking the time to visit them and their City?
During our roadshow, we’ll introduce you to key officials who can show you around so you can see their Town. This gives you a chance to build rapport and discover how the local politics of your ideal location work on the ground. Then we’ll arrange for you to present your proposal and pitch your grant application.
We work alongside experienced grant consultants who know the local area and have the right contacts to make these meetings happen, as well as drawing on our own network of contacts that we’ve built in the decade and more that we’ve been working in the US.
We’ll get you prepared for the meetings and ensure your presentation is of great quality in the run-up to the trip. Then, once the formalities are over we’ll take you out so you can enjoy yourself, get to know the City and maybe even spend some time in a less formal setting with local officials.
In our experience supporting businesses to apply for Public Funding Stateside, we think that the most effective option is to work with you to build you a team who can take care of your grant search at every stage of the process – from conception to post-application (and, we think, – success!)
In addition to taking you on a Grants Roadshow, our full package of Public Funding help includes:
Grant Consultation & Preparation
- A full consultation to help you discover if your project is grant-ready.
- Preliminary preparation including project development and administrative organization.
- Help to build a strong grant application team, including access to skilled US grant consultants.
Grant Location Scouting
- Full research by experienced professionals who know the for-profit grant industry.
- A shortlist of 3-5 (and more) grants that will be well-suited to your project.
- Access to a network of US-based grant researchers and writers who can help ensure your project aligns with funding organization goals.
- You’ll get a fantastic team of grant writers who can develop your applications so they are pitch-perfect for each funding opportunity.
- Full support at every stage of the application process so that you meet deadlines and each element of your application is completed accurately. We’ll help with market research into competitors and funding organizations to discern the needs and objectives of funders and match the application to their tone and style.
- Application management and US copy and grant writers who can take your application writing to the next level, and support it with additional relevant media.
We think that your best chance of success will come by a full collaboration to create a streamlined grant application process that coordinates your material. This ensures your application is run smoothly, and each aspect is undertaken by professionals who can get to know your project inside out.
But, if you prefer to “go it alone” for some of the processes, then no worries. All we ask is that to apply for a Grants Roadshow you spend time with us to put together a preparation package. This will enable us to find the very best opportunities and people to meet.
To find out more about the Grant support Package and how a Grant’s Roadshow can help your business to create winning Public Funding applications please get in touch with one of our advisors today.
Or if you want to discover more about the kinds of projects that have received funding please check out our Case Studies to see some successful for-profit grant projects.
Starting a business in the U.S. can be both exhilarating and exasperating. There is much to know and even more to learn, and the pace of the information coming at you can be overwhelming.
That’s where Mount Bonnell Advisors come in.
Would you like to live your very own American Dream? At Mount Bonnell, we can guide you through the labyrinth of regulation and red tape and out into the blue skies of a dream come true – the dream of living and working in America.
Whether it’s technical issues around tax or residency, or strategic ones involving business formation and growth, the experienced team at Mount Bonnell Advisors are here to help.
So make that dream a reality by booking a consultation today with Mount Bonnell Advisors. Let the adventure commence!