ADAM SHAUGHNESSY | GRANT WRITER

Support grant-seeking efforts for non-profit organizations. Assess readiness for grant-seeking, develop and implement custom mechanisms for information gathering, craft organizational stock language for proposals, identify and maintain database of viable funding opportunities, draft narratives, facilitate revisions, compile budgetary information, obtain approvals, and oversee all aspects of submission.

 

CURRENT CLIENTS

2013-Present

CAPITOL REGION EDUCATION COUNCIL (CREC)

CREC is the Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) for the Greater Hartford area in Connecticut. Smaller than the state department of education yet larger than local school districts, Connecticut’s RESCs are intermediate-sized entities that support the instructional and operational components of Connecticut school districts. The state’s largest RESC, CREC serves thirty-five member districts in the region, which include over 300 public schools. It directly manages more than forty facilities in nearly a dozen towns, including sixteen interdistrict magnet schools.

2014-Present

CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The CHS is a non-profit museum, library, research, and education center located in Hartford, Connecticut. Founded in 1825, the CHS is the seventh oldest historical society in the nation. With a mission of “Connecting you and the story of Connecticut,” the CHS plays a crucial role in chronicling and sharing the history and culture of the state. It is the state’s official historical society and it houses the state’s official folk and traditional arts initiative, the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program.

2015-Present

LYMAN ALLYN ART MUSEUM

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is one of the largest private art museums along the coast between New York and Boston. Founded in 1926, the museum's permanent collection includes over 18,000 objects and spans a 2600-year period, ranging from ancient Greek and Roman artifacts to works by living artists, with particular strengths in 18th and 19th centuries American and European art.

2018-Present

CHILD & FAMILY AGENCY OF SECT

With a heritage that dates from 1809, CFA is the largest non-profit children’s social service provider in southeastern Connecticut and serves over 10,000 children and families annually. CFA’s programs support children’s mental health, children’s physical healthcare, the prevention of child abuse, the treatment of family violence, teen pregnancy, parent education, child guidance, and childcare.

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009-Present

AUTHOR

Traditionally published children’s book author. Featured in articles in Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly. Represented by the Erin Murphy Literary Agency. Author of The Unbelievable FIB Books, an Indies Next Selection, a Book Expo of America 2015 Buzz Selection, and an Amazon Editor’s Pick.