Technical services and assistance for grant recipients:
Implementation consultation and planning
Review and assessment of proposal drafts
Federal proposal development workshops/seminars
Educational and Community-based grant implementation
Partnerships with community agencies, colleges/universities, charitable nonprofits,
districts for educational and social services purposes
“Healthy Marriage MATTERS” is the project name for a 5-year federal initiative (2006-2011) awarded to CJH through the USDHHS, Office of Family Assistance called Healthy Marriage Demonstration Program (CFDA #93.086). The project mission is to reduce poverty in rural, impoverished areas of North Carolina through community marriage education programs and a media campaign targeting teenagers and their families.
North Carolina Community Action Association, Inc.
Strengthening the Black Family, Inc.
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
American Association of Grant Professionals
As an Intermediary in 2002-2006, CJH administered North Carolina’s Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Program, (CCF) sponsored by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services. Funding for the "Compassion Capital North Carolina" Project was $1.1 million annually for three (3) years. This project ended March 31, 2006.
CJH Company President Activities:
1) Presented grant writing workshops:
Faculty of the Education Department, St. Augustine's
College (Raleigh, NC)
Educators at Youngsville Elementary School (Youngsville, NC)
Childcare Providers at the Fourth (4th) Annual Early Childhood Conference (Henderson, NC)
The North Carolina Fatherhood Conference, NC Practitioners
Network for Fathers and Families (Winston Salem, NC)
Numerous public events and workshops
2) Attended summits on after-school programs to provide ideas
and participate as an invitee of the Governor’s Senior Education
Advisor (Fayetteville and Greensboro, NC)
3) Served as one of four education panelists featured with the State
Superintendent, Dr. Mike Ward at the annual Public School
Forum Conference (Wilmington, NC)
Company Mission History
Since 1998, CJH has developed and submitted proposals for federal and state funding on behalf of non-profit agencies, CBOs/FBOs, and public academic institutions, including North and South Carolina public school systems. Educational Grant Services by cjharris was established in March 1999 and later changed to its current name. Membership has been maintained with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce since that time. The company has secured over $25,000,000 in federal revenue for the state through its grant-writing services. CJH is dedicated to addressing the educational, social, human services, and economic needs of low-income families and children.
The company does not seek start-up funds for commercial entities, nor scholarships, personal grants, or financial aid awards for individuals.
Equal Opportunity Practices
CJH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, disability, sexual preference, age or national origin in service or hiring practices. The company offers continuous training opportunities to staff to assure equitable access and service.
Standard consulting fee: $250 hourly. Services are offered on a sliding scale to charitable tax-exempt organizations. Pro bono services are available to unincorporated groups. CJH reserves the right to set and determine fees on an individual basis.