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Norah Holmgren

Associate; Senior Editor
(415) 731-7928

Norah Holmgren has worked in the nonprofit and public sectors in management, fund development, strategic planning, organizational development, and board/volunteer development. She is a professional wordsmith with extensive experience as a writer, editor, and grant writer and has proven abilities in writing reports, concept papers, grant narratives, and fundraising/marketing materials. She has a special ability to work closely with clients and groups to develop position papers, plans, and other materials based on meetings and interviews. She is skilled at researching and analyzing grant opportunities.

  •  Ongoing work analyzing grant opportunities, grant writing, training providers, and stakeholder support for Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) .
  •  Supported clients in San Mateo. Oakland, and San Francisco in successful applications for highly competitive Head Start/Early Head Start contracts. Work included extensive interviews, data analysis, writing narratives, and creating required attachments.
  •  Prepared successful grant applications for Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office for victim services, Sonoma County Family Justice Center for services  to enhance the safety of elders, others for Sonoma County, including New Access Points (West County Health Clinics), Depression in Late-Life (Archstone Foundation), and the Farm-to-School Program (U.S. Department of Agriculture).