Jana Jane Hexter is the author of Grant Writing Revealed: 25 Experts Share Their Art, Science, and Secrets which is based on interviews with experts who have collectively raised $1.7 billion and written 24,000 proposals with 400 years of experience.
Jana is owner of Grants Champion has helped hundreds of people raise millions of dollars for programs that make a difference. She has written well over 150 successful proposals and raised over $70 million for her grant writing clients — school districts, higher education institutions, and human service agencies throughout the U.S..
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Jana is a captivating teacher. She co-taught one of the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s all-time most highly subscribed webinars. She also taught grant writing at New York University’s George H. Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising. She has spoken at the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) and Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) National Conferences. Her “Presentation on Presentation” at the National GPA conference was given the highest ranking by conference attendees.
She served on the National Board of the GPA and is a former chapter board member of the AFP Finger Lakes. Jana also served as a Subject Matter Expert for the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) to develop the Grant Professionals Certificate exam. In addition, she has served on peer review panels for New York State and the United States Department of Education.
She was born and raised in Nottingham, England. After moving to the United States, she earned her BA cum Laude in Government/Slavic and East European Studies from Cornell University and conducted research in Eastern Europe as a Ford Foundation Clusters Scholar. She lives in Ithaca, NY and when not in front of a computer can most often be found in the woods, on the dance floor, or coming down a ski slope.
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