Sample Contract

Grant Writing 4 Good



 This agreement is hereby made between {Client} from {Company}, and Ed Hanson dba Grant Writing 4 Good.  Ed Hanson is working as an independent consultant and joins {Company} for assistance with {specific project}.

Both parties agree upon the following terms and conditions:

Ed Hanson agrees to join {Company} for the purpose of discovering and assisting {Client} to apply for grants on behalf of {Company}.

 Ed Hanson will perform the following duties for the company. The grant writer does not guarantee a result, but will do the following in good faith and with utmost confidentiality:

  • Interview {Company} team members for the purpose of training and information-gathering.
  • Identify and prepare a suitable grant or program officer within {Company} to develop relationships to increase the likelihood of this and future funding opportunities.
  • Seek out and pursue grant opportunities based on the needs and qualifications of {Company}.
  • Assist {Company} to develop new and ongoing program descriptions and narratives, while standardizing for consistency.
  •  Assist {Company} team members to identify and address organizational challenges.
  • Assist {Company} to develop and prepare budgets and financial documents.
  • Assist {Company} team members to prepare and collect required attachments.
  • Write full grant proposals for opportunities agreed upon by {Client}, Letters of Inquiry (LOI), and grant reports.
  • Manage deadlines and all requirements of grants that are funded.


  • {Client} agrees to pay Ed Hanson a $150.00 initialization fee to begin work. This is equal to three hours of work charged at $50.00 per hour. This amount will be credited to the first invoice.
  • {Client} agrees to pay Ed Hanson $50.00 on an hourly basis until {date} or until {project} is completed.
  • Ongoing work will be invoiced at the end of each month.
  • {Grant writer} is an independent consultant, and not an employee of {Company}. He therefore understands that he is not eligible for benefits and is responsible for reporting income and filing his own taxes.

Ed Hanson and {Client} stipulate that this agreement does not imply any other relationship between the two, and that any further relationship beyond {specific project} must be outlined in a separate agreement.

Upon completion of the application creation and acceptance by the {Client}, all invoices become due and payable, and are not dependent upon the outcome of the application process.

This agreement may be terminated by either party at any time by giving written notice. At such time, all monies owed become due and payable.

All information pertaining to {Company} and {Client} held by Grant Writing 4 Good will be treated as confidential.

Upon termination of the agreement, any confidential information regarding {Company} and {Client} will be disposed, returned, or retained by Grant Writing 4 Good, according to the wishes of {Client}.


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