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6218 Georgia Avenue, NW
Suite 1 - 462
Washington, DC 20011-5125

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Tel: 202.599.2686

Trivium

CONSULTING

Are You Ready to Scale Your Social Impact?

Trivium Consulting is your strategic partner for building collaborations, securing grants, and scaling capacity.

 

We combine extensive agency and foundation experience with a broad network of researchers, educators, and social innovators to position your organization within the landscape of federal and foundation funding.

We provide capacity-building strategies and training, maximizing your impact and advancing your vision for a better world.

UNCOVER NEW OPPORTUNITIES

We work with you to create a customized  development program and a sustainable funding model based  

on an in-depth analysis of your organization's goals and capabilities.

EXPAND KEY PARTNERSHIPS

Our relationships and experience bring expert advisors and new collaborators to your cause, ensuring stronger proposals and programs.

 

SECURE CRITICAL FUNDING

From ideation and grant writing, to award negotiation and management, we are dedicated partners, focused on leveraging your current work for new opportunities.

 

 

Services

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS

We take the time to understand your organization’s goals, mission, and culture, applying that knowledge to efficient and effective development strategies.

WHAT WE DO

 

Assess your current position for obtaining government or foundation funding ​​

 

Guide your organization through a process of self-investigation and analysis, defining its needs in the grant research and dissemination cycle 

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Develop a customized roadmap of short-term and long-term funding opportunities that align with your mission and activities

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Provide ongoing consultation on emerging federal funding initiatives which map to your mission and internal capacity​​

STRATEGIC POSITIONING AND NETWORKING

We cultivate innovative relationships, enabling your organization to build partnerships that strengthen program services and proposal development.

WHAT WE DO

Advise on opportunities that increase your partner engagement, providing mutual growth and sustainability

 

Introduce you to potential partners whose strengths complement yours, increasing your funding success

Foster your relationships with granting agencies, positioning your organization to pursue multiple funding sources

Research and coordinate meetings with key agency officials, supporting the creation of briefing materials for those presentations

PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT

We employ an efficient and effective grant development process, with a proven methodology of planning and iteration.

WHAT WE DO

 

Provide a spectrum of proposal writing services from single review and editing, to full-scale grant writing and mock peer review panels

 

Produce webinars and white papers informing your staff of emerging funding opportunities

 

Create a customized Proposal Outline that interprets each solicitation’s requirements, and provides the initial outline for the narrative

 

​​Manage the proposal development process, identifying roles and responsibilities, and coordinating timelines
 

Assist in responding to agency questions and final award negotiation

 

CAPACITY BUILDING AND GRANT MANAGEMENT

We advise on resource alignment, training, and other systemic changes that increase your internal capacity for pursuing and managing large-scale grants. 

WHAT WE DO

Review your capacity for managing large-scale federal and foundation grants, including accounting and reporting compliance

 

​​Recommend changes to streamline your compliance processes and assist with grant implementation

 

Assist with the preparation of required reports, outreach presentations, and other publications, including writing, editing, video production, and design services

Provide compliancy procedures training to your project and administrative staff 

Team

 

Anna Suarez

President

Anna is the founder of Trivium Consulting, a woman- and minority-owned small business committed to serving mission-driven organizations. For more than twenty years, she has provided strategic counsel to large and small education nonprofits and associations, university research centers, school districts, and museums.  She continually positions clients for successful funding with her keen understanding of agency goals and requirements, experience building partnerships, and expertise in guiding proposal development and review.

 

Before launching Trivium Consulting, Anna was an Associate Vice President of the Implementation Group, Inc. (TIG), where she provided strategic grant services to STEM organizations. Prior to TIG, she spent several years at the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a Program Director in the Division of Research and Learning where she worked extensively with STEM projects to promote mathematics reform efforts.

 

Meighan Maloney

Director; Projects & Content

Meighan leads Trivium proposal ideation, development, and writing—supporting our clients in achieving their mission. Prior to her work with Trivium, Meighan was a Client Lead for Clarity Innovations, spearheading the development and creation of online educational experiences for Fortune 500 companies, IHE’s, and non-profits. She was a co-founder and CEO of Dawson Media Group, a mission-driven company leveraging federal grants to create programs for libraries and museums, professional development for teachers, and K-12 classroom materials. Meighan began her grant writing career in the PBS system where she served as the Series Manager for the Emmy-award winning Newton’s Apple, and later as the Executive Producer for Educational Media, in each case successfully pursuing federal and foundation grants. Meighan has personally secured more than $28 million in grants, maintaining a 70% success rate via NSF, NOAA, NIH, US Dept. of Ed, US Dept. of Justice, and private foundations.

 

Maribeth Mattingly

Director; Business Operations

Maribeth covers all aspects of organizational planning and finance for Trivium Consulting. She has over 35 years of experience in higher education administration overseeing software developers in the design and implementation of admissions (undergraduate and graduate), registration, and contracts and grants accounting systems.  She was instrumental in designing the first data warehouse for a 4-year research institution, which brought data storage and analysis out of the central administration and into offices campuswide. She developed project management tools for large-scale software development projects increasing the efficiency, accountability, and communications during a project’s life-cycle.

 

Ken Mayer

Director; Strategy & Development

Ken is a communications and development executive with extensive expertise in education, research, and policy. Prior to joining Trivium Consulting, he led the Institutional Development Department for TERC, a stem-focused nonprofit education research and development organization with annual grant revenue of $8 - $12 million. At TERC he supported a network of senior researchers in identifying and securing funding and was responsible for creating and implementing their public affairs and communications plan. In addition to leading their digital communications strategy, he served as media spokesperson, organized symposia and conference events, and was the editor of their Hands On! magazine disseminated to 25,000 educators annually.