As a firm, Assel Grant Services has broad experience in developing grant proposals to the federal government, state governments, corporations, as well as local, state, and national foundations. Led by Julie Alsup, GPC, the grant writers in the nonprofit division have over 40 years of combined grant writing experience, as well as over 50 years of general nonprofit development and management experience.

Our team includes experts in a wide range of fields allowing us to apply practical experience and knowledge in multiple disciplines to the grant writing needs of our clients. We not only bring the necessary grant knowledge to the table, but also an in-depth understanding of the theoretical framework and updated research within the following fields:

  • Education (Early Education, K-12, post-secondary)
  • Youth Development
  • Health
  • Human Services
  • Physical/developmental disabilities
  • Mental and behavioral health
  • Arts

Members of the Grant Professionals Association (GPA)

We recognize the value of continuous improvement, networking with other grant professionals, staying current on changing government guidelines, and learning about emerging best practices. As active GPA members, our knowledge base of the grant landscape remains cutting edge.

Grant Professional Certification (GPC)

Four members of this division have earned the Grants Professional Certification (GPC) – a highly sought after credential earned through rigorous testing, demonstrated knowledge of grant development and management, ethical practice, professional development, and community service. Our newer Grant Associates sit for the GPC exam as they are eligible.

Academic Credentials

Assel Grant Services team members have Bachelor’s degrees in art history, elementary education, social work, psychology, electrical engineering, music education, and journalism. Additionally, we have Master’s degrees in nonprofit organizational administration, electrical engineering, business administration, healthcare administration, curriculum and instruction, and linguistically diverse education; and an Educational Specialist in administration and leadership.