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Micki Vandeloo, President of Lakeview Consulting discusses how manufacturers can use grants to get funding to help the company recover from Covid-19, and to serve new markets as demand shifts to Made in America, and consumption of medical products and other new market needs.
Micki is the President of Lakeview Consulting, Inc., a team of five experienced grant professionals who have collectively obtained over $240 million in grant funding for nonprofit and for-profit clients. The Lakeview team provides grant/incentive research, writing and consulting services to help those in the manufacturing and technology communities fund their growth and success. Micki has over 15 years’ experience performing grant/incentive consulting services for clients in the manufacturing and technology communities, including trade associations, college and university technical/vocational programs, Manufacturing Extension Partnership Centers, and for manufacturing and technology companies. Her engineering and business degrees, as well as over 25 years’ experience in manufacturing, provide a sound technical foundation for her grant writing services. She has personally obtained over $60 million in grant funding for her clients. Micki published the book, “THE For-Profit Grant Writing Guide”, in 2014 and is one of less than 350 Grant Professional Certified writers in the United States. Micki is the Past Chair of the Grant Professionals Foundation Board and Past President of the St. Louis Grant Professionals Association Chapter. She has been a mentor and coach, and volunteers at local nonprofits.