Robert J. Miller & Associates, Inc. identifies and secures grants and charitable giving revenues for public, charter, and private schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, and other selected non-profit organizations from government, private, and corporate foundations throughout the United States.
RJMA's staff of experienced grant consultants and fundraising specialists has a proven track record of success. Each member of the RJMA team is committed to presenting our clients' grant seeking and fundraising needs to the giving community in the most convincing fashion possible. There is an old adage that says, "If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." Or as Albert Einstein quipped, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping for a different outcome."
If your aim is to generate additional operating revenues, then you must do something different than you have done in the past. By engaging RJMA, you will be pursuing something different, something new, something tested, and something true. Give it a try. You'll be very pleasantly surprised.
RJMA assigns a professional grant consultant specialist to each client based upon his or her unique combination of skills and experience. That specialist serves as a "team leader" who coordinates RJMA's various resources in support of that client.
For organizations looking to maximize their overall grant seeking success, RJMA provides a comprehensive range of services. This includes the preparation of 8 to 14 substantially different grant proposals over a 12 month period, with each proposal submitted in original format to multiple funding sources.
RJMA provides single grant proposal writing services to organizations seeking funding support from a sole source. We secure all of the necessary grant application guidelines and instructions. We then work with the applicant organization to develop a competitive response.
Robert J. Miller & Associates, Inc. maintains one of the largest databases of grantmakers in the United States. With over 105,000 private and corporate foundations on file, we know WHO gives WHAT, WHERE, and for WHICH kinds of projects.
There are two sure-fire "deal killers" when it comes to getting your proposal approved. The first is the presence of typos, spelling errors, and grammar mistakes. The second is the failure to follow the grant maker's application instructions.
While most nonprofit organizations and public entities are entitled to receive grants, some organizations can make a far more competitive case for grant support than others. The strength of an organization's competitive grant-seeking strength is based upon many factors.
When your grant has been received and the project begins, reports may need to be prepared and filed with the grant makers. RJMA is available to assist clients with the post-grant award follow-up requirements.
Today's grant makers are looking for solutions to not only the problems being addressed by grant seeking organizations, but also to the biggest problem facing nearly all grant seeking organizations: how will the grant recipient achieve long-term financial stability?
RJMA provides a unique series of staff and board training opportunities that include onsite, hands-on seminars, internet-based webinars, and one-on-one mentoring.
“Over the past ten years, the grant services provided through RJMA have allowed my programs to offer more expansive services to our students. The RJMA grant writing manager working with my school administration and instructional staff formed a very complete and efficient team. As such, they were successful in acquiring a number of both large and small grants for our schools. RJMA is a highly professional, skilled and effective grants management group and it has been a pleasure to work with them.”
- Kevin Brennan, Executive Director at the Bronx Charter School for Better Learning, Bronx, NY
The Tonawanda City School District has used Robert J. Miller & Associates grant writing service for 18 months. To date our district has received close to $400,000 in grant allocations. The one grant received will help student achievement to increase with our special education population. The grant writer is excellent with communicating with my staff as she seeks input while developing the grant proposal. I highly recommend Robert J. Miller & Associates for your grant writing needs.
- Jim Newton, Superintendent of Tonawanda City School District, Tonawanda, NY
The pioneering rural schools work RJMA did while partnering with ECO2000, a consortium of 7, later 12, school districts in extreme Northern Maine, demonstrates the effectiveness of having a knowledgeable grants firm provide vital services to rural schools. Without RJMA’s services, our schools would not have been able to provide additional services to our students and staff. Given the ability to access RJMA’s vast grant database, our consortium was able to tailor our grant applications to our specific needs, thus providing a greater chance for funding. Having a success rate far above average, grant funding greatly exceeded fees paid to RJMA for their services.
- Jerry White, Superintendent, ECO 2000 Consortium of Northern Maine School Districts
On all levels, Robert J. Miller & Associates, Inc. has exceeded our expectations.
- Dennis Kane, Superintendent of Schools, Cheektowaga Central Schools, Cheektowaga, NY
The Waterford School District has worked with Robert J. Miller & Associates’ experienced staff for several years. Our district has received over $11 million in grant funding due to their ability to effectively convey our District’s mission and objectives through the grant writing process. We are pleased to have Robert J. Miller & Associates on our team!
- Rhonda Lessel, Associate Director, School & Community Services, Waterford School District, Waterford, MI.
Robert J. Miller & Associates has been invaluable to our organization’s fundraising efforts, and in the process has become an integral partner for our strategic planning. Their ability to comprehend and understand our large, complex health care organization and to match our needs with funding opportunities has been outstanding.
- Dean Hancock, President North Mississippi Medical Center Foundation, Tupelo, MS.