Providing strategic grant development services, including identification, analysis, research, needs assessments, innovative program model design, management plan development, proposal narrative writing, budget planning, supplemental forms, and electronic submission for both public & private sector funding opportunities.
Our team has a combined 35 years of experience successfully securing and managing grant funding for non-profit organizations and higher education institutions that drive social change.
Located in Augusta, GA, Kam founded The Madison Co in 1998 and has over 20 years' experience as a grant writer, non-profit executive, national institutional fundraiser, and communications expert. She's secured millions in philanthropic and public sector investments for worthwhile causes. Kam is a graduate of the University of Virginia, and her best ideas come while on morning runs.
She devours a cookbook like it's a good novel, is learning to sail, and with her husband also owns a gourmet nut and cookie company. Proudest accomplishment--mom to three amazing adulting kiddos.
Nicole Evans | Consultant
An attorney, grantwriter, and fundraiser, Nicole has served in senior roles for regional and national nonprofits working to advance social causes. She is also a member of the adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches graduate courses on nonprofit management.
Nicole and her husband live in Washington, D.C. with their cranky orange cat, Bill Evans. On weekends, she loves learning new skills-- from hot ballooning and wheel ceramics to mastering new DIY projects to fix up their 100 year old house.
How we can help
HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR SERVICES
Prospect ID & Vetting
We maintain a +90% win rate. How? We help you identify, thoroughly vet and strategically cultivate opportunities to ensure your life-changing work is well aligned to prospect investment priorities.
We work collaboratively with you to translate complex initiatives into compelling funding proposals, calling on our experience as practitioners, fundraisers and funders.
Whether you're a funder in need of support to administer a grant portfolio or a grantee who needs to ensure every detail of is covered, we provide services that keep your program on track to deliver the greatest impact.
Through utilization-focused evaluation design, we help you understand what works and continuously improve for greatest impact.
Drafting, editing & designing the tools your team needs to drive new business development with corporations, foundations & individual donors.
Assessing & positioning your proposals to win in highly competitive funding cycles.
Our work in action
OVER $25M SECURED ANNUALLY
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Economic Department Authority
21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Programs and Evaluation
William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Labor
National Science Foundation
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
Proven impact and results
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING
"Thank you for your expertise and great feedback. I just received word that my CAREER proposal has been funded. I believe that the external review and your thorough comments and feedback were really a game changer in this submission."
- DR. KRIS FRADY
"I have always been impressed with Kam's ability to navigate complicated federal grant guidelines and requirements to lead a highly-skilled, brilliant, and detail-originated professional team to a successful grant outcome for our organization.They are the ones we trust to get the job done every time!"
- CAROL LEWIS
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF GEORGIA
"As a STEM education funder, Kam's partnership on programmatic interventions that build upon the strengths and assets of underrepresented communities, including Native youth, made her an invaluable partner."
- PHIL PUTHAMANA,
"Thank you so much for all your hard work on this grant proposal. Your feedback has been invaluable!"