Business Services


Depending on the client's preference, fees are at a rate per hour or flat-fee per project.  This is negotiated and finalized in the Agreement of Services.  For an estimate of the T. Pinney & Associates writing services, simply email  You can also call her at (808) 342-7690.  An estimate or proposal will be sent to you with no obligation.


Grant Writing Project

Average Time Required

(In Hours)

State/Local Government Grants


Private Foundation Grants


Federal Grants


  • Meeting with key personnel on project
  • Research potential grant opportunities for organization
  • Review and report of RFPs
  • Proposal Summary (goals and methodology)
  • Design outline of fundamental grant program
  • Create basic proposal development options and solutions
  • LOI (Letter of Inquiry)
  • Research and Statistical Analysis
  • Grant Cover Letter
  • Abstract and Narrative
  • Needs Statement
  • Objectives Statement
  • Budget
  • Evaluation
  • Cost of production (office supplies and equipment use, editing, postage, etc.).
  • BIDS:  Proposals for projects.
  • PRESS RELEASES: Standard one-page press release.
  • NEWSLETTERS & FLYERS: Rate per hour.
  • BUSINESS REPORTS: Research, proposals, business letters, business plans, etc.
  • CORPORATE DOSSIER: Data collection, analysis, preparation or write-up.

Training sessions can be designed according to your organization's needs.  Teri Pinney holds 6-hour, 4-hour, and 2-hour workshops on fundamental and advanced grant writing.  Areas of focus are primarily:

  • Beginning tips on grant writing.
  • Advanced demonstration of grant processing.
  • Standard parts of a professional proposal.
  • Do's and Don'ts of grant writing.
  • Dispelling the myths of grant writing process.
  • The application packet.
  • Where to find grants.
  • How to use research data when writing.
  • Important steps of the submission process.
  • Formatting guidelines to practice.
  • Business correspondence and communications skills.
  • And more...