Libby Hikind is the founder of GrantWatch.com and GrantWriterTeam.com.

GrantWatch.com is the leading grant listing directory. The subscription-based site features grants and funding opportunities from: foundations, corporations, charities, organizations, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

GrantWriterTeam.com matches organizations with professional grant writers. Grant seekers can use GrantWriterTeam.com to request an experienced grant writer. Meanwhile, the site also provides grant writers with ready-made grant writing opportunities, allowing registered grant writers to bid on multiple projects.

As a former grant writer and development consultant she has obtained more than 11 million in grant funding dollars for hospitals, universities, schools, preschools, community-based organizations and neighborhood coalitions. Libby has also written both literacy and social studies NYC Department of Education school curriculum, scored the New York State English Language Arts and Math exams, participated in peer review committees for the United States Department of Education, authored four children’s picture books, ran a successful primary election campaign for NYC City Council, served as a team leader for FEMA’s Project Liberty and taught NYC Public School students for 29 1/2 years.

Libby is constantly in touch with grants’ program managers and reviews numerous publications to make sure that GrantWatch.com provides subscribers with the most up-to-date grant opportunities.