Our Services

Synergy's coaching services are designed to get clients closer to reaching their professional and/or personal financial goals. Our coaches specialize in understanding and finding available funding programs, as well as directing your funding proposal efforts. When clients are invited into the coaching program, their unique interests and needs are used to pair them with a coach who will customize instruction to these personal needs.

Through the Synergy funding coaching program, clients will learn how to effectively apply for funds. Typically, grants and funding are available for:

  • Business start-up and expansion
  • Real estate restoration and preservation
  • Non-profit organizations
  • First-time homebuyers
  • Education
  • Food, nutrition, housing, health care and/or energy-saving projects
  • Social-, environmental-, and community-development/improvement projects
  • Disaster preservation and relief
  • The arts, music, and writing

Available funding includes (but is not limited to):

  • Government grants
  • Foundation grants
  • Sponsorships by non-profit organizations and/or corporations
  • Loans
  • Private monies
  • Angel investors
  • Venture capital

In addition to Grant/Funding coaching, Synergy also offers coaching for real estate investing. To view Synergy’s Real Estate Investing Coaching services, click here.

Battelle awards STEM education grants to two Licking County organizations

In recognition of the continued success of science, technology, engineering and math education programming in Licking County, Battelle awarded $25,000 and $50,000 grants for projects at The Works and the Granville Studio for the Visual Arts, respectively. Battelle, a Columbus-based nonprofit, is a research and development organization dedicated to commercializing technology, giving back to the community and supporting STEM education. The organization announced that it awarded $460,000 total in support of five Central Ohio interdisciplinary STEM education efforts.

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'Walking school bus' project awarded $25,000 grant

MASON CITY — A $25,000 grant from the Wellmark Foundation will help Mason City implement a “walking school bus” project starting next spring. The project will help students at Hoover and Jefferson elementary schools to walk or bicycle to school with supervision and safety — and also allow students to get some exercise along the way. The grant was presented Wednesday during ceremonies at The Music Man Square. It is one of six grants awarded out of 80 requests made for health project funding. The project will be developed under the auspices of the Mason City Youth Task Force.

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$350,000 in grants awarded to national parks

Washington’s National Park Fund is awarding $350,000 in grants this summer to Mount Rainier, North Cascades and Olympic national parks. In the past four years, the fund has raised and distributed more than $1 million to support projects such as site restoration, wildlife monitoring, public education and enrichment programs. “We are thrilled to support our national parks and thank all of our donors both near and far,” Greg Moga, president of the fund’s board of directors, said in a news release. “These grants will help our parks reach key goals of protecting natural resources, encouraging new generations to experience our parks, enhancing the overall visitor experience and leaving a legacy for the future.”

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Maine Arts Commission awards grant to Kingfield POPS

KINGFIELD — The Maine Arts Commission awarded Kingfield POPS a “Celebrating Traditional Arts” grant to assist with presenting two of the performers in the lineup for the June 25 concert. The two ensembles that inspired the grant are the Burnurwurbskek Singers, a men’s drumming and singing ensemble from the Penobscot Nation, and Boreal Tordu, a band whose music represents a continuation of musical traditions passed down from the Acadians, the Quebecois and the unique French-speaking people of the Republic of Madawaska and mill towns all over New England.

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Kelly A.

"I am very impressed with my Synergy coach, Becky Grimaud; her experience with both grant coaching and her life experience in the field. Ms. Grimaud is very knowledgeable and she responded to my e-mail questions very quickly. I would not have been able to complete my business plan without Becky's help. My Synergy experience was really great."

David P.

"Once again Synergy, I'm saying thanks for helping us fulfill our dreams of having our own business. Have a great day!!"

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