Our Mission is to provide access to
grant writing services and training for
non-profits and social enterprises
regardless of size and budget.
We dream of nonprofits and social
enterprises everywhere having the
tools to acquire sustainable funds
through grants to carry out the crucial
work they provide for our communities.
As the Alpha Owl,
Lorinda shines a
light on all things
is the lead visionary
of the team.
Lorinda brings over 10 years of grant writing experience to the team leading to over $14M in awarded funds from government, local and private funders, has taught over 100 workshops and is continually seeking new opportunities to learn the latest trends in proposal development, which she openly shares with students and clients.
As the _______ owl, …………….
Jacob is joining Grant Ink as our Financial Accountant. He will be responsible for handling treasury tasks (i.e.. vendor/contractor payments,reimbursements, etc.) Accounts Payable/Receivable as well as financial advising (i.e. budgeting, financial planning, cash flow monitoring).
Jacob is from Long Island, NY and recently moved to south Florida to be closer to family. He enjoys watching any playoff sporting game but mostly enjoys watching soccer and basketball.
IT & Project Manager
Finance & Budgeting
Lulie began her non-profit career as a social worker for the elderly living in public housing. She has always loved helping people of all kinds be it the elderly, physically challenged, or children. As her career for helping the community evolved, she moved into administrative roles and now has more than 25 years of fiscal and grant administration experience including being responsible for managing budgets of more than $5M in grant awards. She also has a love for technology (Apple fan) and has mastered and taught Microsoft Office products. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida and is a proud Cuban-American. She has a passion for photography and loves a good movie on the weekends but most of all, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Lexi.
Project Liason, Latin America
Michelle has joined the Grants Ink team to do one of the things she loves the most… help to help others. As a business manager and entrepreneur she has developed several enterprises in Mexico in the fields of e-commerce, trading, consulting, beauty and health care, always using these resources to give a hand to those in need with the constant support of her husband, son and daughter. She will always be glad to give assistance with the development of the projects and accompany our grant seekers along their way to success. She enjoys dancing, good music and barbecues in the company of her friends and family (pets included).
Grant Writer & Researcher
Julian Rauter holds a BA in Social Anthropology from Harvard College and an MSc in Nature, Society, and Environmental Governance from Oxford University. Along with his role at Grants Ink, he currently serves as a research consultant for the Environmental Grantmakers Association. He has previously worked as a digital cartographer, archive researcher, and cheese cave manager for an artisanal creamery. Julian lives in northern Colorado with his partner and two cats, where he spends his free time gardening and mountain biking.
Grant Writer & Nonprofit Specialist
Nailah Ricco-Brown, B.S., J.D. is an experienced grant writer with 14 years of fund development and trained project management experience under her belt. The expanse of her career has been dedicated to helping mission driven institutions, businesses and organizations scale their work, grow their capacity and, ultimately, deepen their impact. Her project management and fund development experience has made her a force in the higher education and public policy sector, and she has been a tremendous asset to nonprofit organizations internationally and domestically. Nailah is a dedicated wife, mother of three, daughter and sister who lives, and creates, by the phrase; “I am my ancestors’ wildest dream!“.