Standard Fees

Hourly Fees
The standard hourly rate for grant writing
and consulting is $80/hour.
This covers grant writing for preselected proposals and identified Requests-For-Proposals (RFPs)
A typical grant writing assignment can cost between $1,250 and $12,500; depending on a number of variables including proposal
complexity, submission requirements, and time restraints.

Foundation and Corporate Giving Proposal Research and Grant Development
IMMC can provide a comprehensive grant search of more than 20,000 foundation/corporate giving sources (larger search options
are available) for a specific project or program.

Fixed Fee
A typical approach for a fixed fee assignment would include A) Identifying 10 potential funders that fit the assignment profile, B)
preparing a Letter of Inquiry and master application template, and C) processing the initial four grant proposals for a fixed fee of
$4,000, or all ten potential funders for fee of $7,500.

Fixed Fee Plus Performance Bonus
A typical approach for this type of assignment would consist of A) identifying 10 potential funders that fit the assignment profile,
B) preparing a Letter of Inquiry and master application, and C) processing the initial four grant proposals for a fixed fee of
$3,250 plus a 40% performance fee ($1,300) for a total cost for successful proposals of $4,550; or top ten for fixed fee of
$6,000 plus a 40% performance fee ($2,400) for a total cost for a successful proposal of $8,430.

Editing/Technical Assistance
Complete editing of client prepared proposals, as well as technical assistance, is available on an hourly basis. The hourly rate is
$65 per hour, with an eight hour minimum payable in advance.

Funding Development Plans
The cost of developing a comprehensive funding development program ranges from $3,000 - $10,000, depending on the
assignment complexity.

Retainer Agreements
Monthly retainer packages range from $1,250 - $7,500 with a 3-month minimum. IMMC provides a host of services as part of
the retainer package that exceeds the actual retainer cost.

Not-to-Exceed Riders
Not-to-exceed riders provide mutually agreed costing ceilings for an assignment or for continuing assistance. Riders are available
for assignments with values of $10,000 or more. A typical negotiated rider includes: a 20% mobilization fee, fees billed monthly
on a time and materials basis with the mobilization fee expensed over the first half of the assignment contract period.

Grant Management Services
Management and consulting services can be provided on an hourly basis or as part of a fixed fee or retainer assignment. The
standard hourly rate for this service is $80/hour. Fixed fee and retainer rates are negotiated with each client.

Expenses
Assignment expenses are billed at cost, plus 20% and include such items as courier service, document copying and production,
travel costs and other preapproved expenses.
GRANT WRITING SERVICES FEES
This fee sheet is provided to illustrate the typical fees and costs associated with IMMC's grant services

We will be happy to provide a quote to your organization crafted to meet your specific needs and cost restraints.
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