Kim Richardson

Kim Richardson, MS, GPC, is president of Kimberly Richardson Consulting, LLC (, a for-profit consulting firm specializing in the provision of grant writing services, grants management assistance, training and technical assistance. With nearly 20 years of experience, she can account for over $62 million in successfully secured and managed grant funds to date. Specializing in federal grants assistance, she is the author of The Official Federal Grants Prep Guide. She has been an eCivis grant writing partner since 2011.

International Grants Consulting: Five Lessons Learned

After a year’s worth of planning, the time had finally come. Beverly Browning and I were sitting in the Delta Sky Club lounge at the International Terminal of Atlanta Airport. We were waiting to board our non-stop flight to Johannesburg, South Africa, where the following week we would be facilitating a five-day Grant Writing Boot Camp training for public health officials working throughout Africa to address influenza and other respiratory illnesses that can be especially deadly on this particular continent. This was our part in International Grant Professionals Week.

Parks as Catalysts for Economic Development

As cities strive to recover from the nation’s most recent recession, projects that create new...