Brenda Balmer

Grant Writer

Brenda has been a full-time grant writer for the past twenty years, working for a wide range of health and social service organizations. Eleven of these years were spent happily at Vista Community Clinic, where she personally associated with obtaining approximately $40 million in grant funding. She is skilled in a highly effective team-based approach to grant and program development that includes prospect research, concept development, detail management of the grant development process, and of course, writing, editing, and submission. In addition, her experience and skill set extends to organizational training and mentoring around grant and program development. She is interested in health, social services, environmental justice; the arts; and other types of writing and editing projects needed to serve the common good.