Amanda Faye Consulting supports the work of visionary people transforming the world for the betterment of humankind.  Our expertise in fund development and communications helps innovators and entrepreneurs in health, research, technology, environment, and the arts advance change for the benefit of all. From grant writing to strategic planning, we empower people with a vision for a better future to realize their vision.


Amanda has been working with me for over a year to create a comprehensive grant strategy to increase the grant submission output and awards for my lab. Working with Amanda has really boosted the quality and quantity of my grant submissions.  I’ve appreciated Amanda’s contributions at all stages in the grant writing process from her … Continue reading Amy Rowat, PhD, UCLA

Amy Rowat, PhD, UCLA

“How can I put into words how absolutely excellent Amanda is? She is thoughtful, diligent, intelligent, timely and simply a pleasure to work with. Her grant writing skills were very impressive. She saved my grant and I will be forever thankful. I highly recommend Amanda as she is truly superb.”

Anahita Dua, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

I was in a grant-related emergency. Amanda was a godsend. She offered her services quickly, we wrote three grants together in a short time. She brought professionalism, quick editing, and excellence to what we did together. She was wonderful to work with interpersonally as well. Many thanks for a job well done.”

Dr. Amy D. Waterman, UCLA

I am so grateful to Amanda for her help with the NIH grant she helped us submit. This was a large, multi-site program project grant. Amanda was instrumental in three critical ways. First, she read all the research components and provided important feedback on its content and adherence to the RFA guidelines. Second, she kept … Continue reading Dr. Carlos Portera-Cailliau, UCLA Neurology

Dr. Carlos Portera-Cailliau, UCLA Neurology

“Amanda helped us put together an SBIR contract solicitation proposal on very short notice. She was highly communicative, knowledgable and flexible both with her schedule and her approach, which was perfect for us as we were changing things up until the last minute. We greatly enjoyed working with Amanda and intend to use her expertise … Continue reading Imidex


Amanda did an EXCELLENT job, and was very thorough, professional, and organized. She even put in some extra time to make sure it was done in the most complete way, and exceeded our expectations. Will be hiring her again for more work!

Julie Chen, T.F. Chen Cultural Center

“Great editing skills! Her edits and overall contributions to our project helped our team tremendously with submitting an NIH proposal.”

Lawson Arrington, GratePic

Amanda was great to work with. She understood what was needed and even gave some great suggestions. She was very knowledgeable about film grant writing which was exactly what I needed, and put in more than expected. I would definitely utilize her again if need be as well as recommend her.

Nikki Miller, Healing Hearts Foundation

Amanda is great to work with on projects of any size and nature.  She is  timely with responses to questions, very thorough on all applications and she manages to make things fun.

Rachel Ann Mason, The Moving Mountain

“We hired Amanda to help guide us in our first SBIR proposal for NIH, and she came in, reviewed our project and helped get the project over the finish line. We started talking with her with just a few weeks left before submittal, and she worked closely with multiple team members to help them focus … Continue reading TinyCircuits