Grant Writing, Marketing Communications and Development Services
Here are some of our recent successes:
Four of Howie Marketing and Consulting (HMC) clients won seven 2018 Westchester County Youth Bureau awards ranging from $30,000-$45,000 a year for three years. That's $855,000 secured for the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, Teatown Lake reservations, YMCA of Central & Northern Westchester and Lifting Up Westchester. Congratulations all!
Gilda’s Club Westchester received $290,000 from the Kahn Foundation in support of their Comprehensive Support Services (counseling, support groups and workshop) Program and Caregiver Program, and to launch a new Teen Counseling and Coping Skills Training Program.
Congratulations to three Howie Marketing & Consulting clients for winning NYS Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program grants. Lifting Up Westchester won $174,583 for a technology upgrade, the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester won $500,000 for a roof, and the YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester won $1,000,000 for a roof. Congratulations, all!
Latino U College Access Wins $100,000
Howie Marketing and Consulting (HMC) has two Impact 100 Westchester finalists (of 6) in their 2018 competition - Congrats Gilda's Club Westchester and Westchester Exceptional Children's School. In 2017, HMC had three quarterfinalists, two semifinalists and one was a finalist (Teatown Lake Reservation), winning $12,000. In 2016, HMC had 5 of the 21 quarterfinalists, two were semifinalists and two finalists and Latino U College Access was awarded one of their two $100,000 grand prizes. Congratulations all!
Teatown wins Impact 100 finalist prize
Lydia Howie has helped Impact 100 Westchester's applicants - Lydia Howie, as Founding President of the Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson, has facilitated training sessions for Impact100 Westchester grant applicants on the mechanics of completing their application, which apparently enabled applicants to put their best foot forward. In 2017, two of the three $85,000 winners (5 of the 6 finalists/10 of the 12 semifinalists) attended the training session.
Westchester Exceptional Children's School raises enough grant funds during 2014-2015 to purchase an iPad for every child in their school. The iPads are having a profound effect on the children's learning as all have severe disabilities including Autism, Down's Syndrome, etc.
PARC wins $716,700 HUD grant to purchase a home and convert it into a group home.
Teatown lake Reservation raises over $3 million to purchase The Croft estate adjacent to their preserve, enabling the preservation of 50 acres of open space.
Cerebral Palsy of Westchester wins eight grants and is able to launch a Saturday adaptive sports program for children using wheelchairs and who cannot participate in their towns’ weekend sports programs.
Gilda's Club Westchester wins $134,000 five-year grant from the NYS Department of Health to implement a breast cancer outreach program.
Personal impact - - Owner Lydia Howie secures $9000 grant for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital for the purchase of a sitcar (indoor half car used by rehab patients to practice car transferrence). Years later, the car is used by her father during his rehab after a stroke.