Jill VonOsten is an organizational development and management consultant. She helps business, government and non-profits to initiate and manage change and realize their full potential, both on the individual and organizational level.
Jill started writing grants more than 20 years ago when she worked as a Special Projects Coordinator for a New Mexico county. In the years since, Jill has written grants for numerous government and non-profit agencies. She has been involved in all aspects of the grants process, from program and strategic planning, to funder research, to writing proposals and creating budgets, to managing, tracking and evaluating grant performance.
Jill has successfully submitted grant proposals to federal, state and local governments as well as private foundations, the United Way, and corporate giving programs. In addition to writing small and large grants, her grant experience also includes supervising multiple grant writers, reading and ranking grant proposals for major funders, overseeing grant fund distributions, monitoring grants to non-profit organizations, and mentoring novice grant writers. She has taught the Grant Skills Workshop at UNM Anderson School’s, Executive and Professional Education Center since 2013. Ms. VonOsten holds a BA in Sociology from Western State Colorado University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico.