Partners Aaron Shonk and Susan Taylor of the Cascadia Consulting team have nearly 35 years of successful experience in grant development, proposal writing, grants administration, and advancement programming with internal and external stakeholders.


We have worked in K-12, community colleges, private foundations, universities, and research institutions to secure more than $100M+ in grants with public agencies, private foundations, and corporations. We have a wide array of experience with federal grants, including writing, facilitating, and peer reviewing for the U.S. Department of Education.


We have successfully secured federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education (Title III, TRIO Programs, and CCAMPIS), Department of Labor, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), National Science Foundation (NSF), Economic Development Administration (EDA), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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      Years                                         Secured                                     Title III Success

      Experience                                                                                  Since 2013