Michelle Muir

Michelle Muir
Michelle MuirProposal and RFP Response Writer
Industries: Government, IT, NFPs, Agriculture

Michelle is a grant and proposal writer with over 15 years of industry experience.

She has a Master of Arts degree and has crafted winning grant applications and proposals across of variety of industries including the following sectors: not-for-profit, professional services, information technology, manufacturing, and, agriculture to name a few.

Michelle understands that responding to government applications and proposals can be a daunting experience.  She is renowned for taking the pain out of the proposal and grant writing process for clients across Canada.

Michelle’s Expertise

Michelle’s unique knowledge includes expertise in understanding and effectively using government contracting vehicles to develop business.  She has an eye for detail and is able to quickly identify bidding requirements and risk factors.

Michelle’s services include:

  • Developing and writing winning proposals in response to RFPs issued by the Government of Canada, Provincial and Municipal Governments, and, the private sector;
  • Review, analysis and evaluation services at any stage of the bidding process;
  • Particular expertise in Government of Canada Supply Arrangements and Standing Offers including: ProServices, TSPS, TSPS Solutions, TBIPS, SBIPS, Learning Services, PASS SA, THS, etc.;
  • Advice on creating policies and procedures for evaluating tender opportunities, proposal management, and quality assurance;
  • Developing specialized response templates specific to Government of Canada Supply Arrangements and Standing Offers;

Training services for individuals and teams on any aspect of the bid response and development process.

Michelle uses her knowledge of government to assist businesses, not-for-profit, and charitable organizations in accessing the myriad of government funding available. She helps clients understand the strategic priorities of funders, and then creates a compelling story that increases your chances of winning coveted funding.

Michelle provides clients with a full range of grant writing and grant management services including:

  • Assessing an organization’s grant readiness and qualifications for specific funding programs;
  • Crafting grant applications from initiation to completion;
  • Providing editing and review services to improve the strength and win-likelihood of applications;
  • Developing project management plans for grant applications;
  • Conducting specialized research, writing and editing for grant applications;
  • Conducting red-team reviews of applications, offering suggestions for improvement;
  • Providing training on selecting appropriate grants, crafting winning applications, and understanding funder expectations;
  • Grant management reports (quarterly, monthly, annual) as required by funder;

Successful applications include the following programs:

  • Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS), Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF), IRAP, CanExport, ESDC funding, FedDev Ontario, Agri-Innovate, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Community Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts, Public Safety National Crime Prevention Strategy, RBC, Celebrate Ontario etcetera.
  1. Acquiring Michelle’s services for proposal writing services and contracting advice has been one of the wisest things I could do. Her professionalism, expertise, skills, patience and kindness makes her an invaluable asset. Although I was intimidated and overwhelmed with some of the bureaucracies around proposal writing and becoming an approved vendor. Michelle guided and educated me every step of the way. I am now an approved vendor, have increased my opportunities for high paying contracts and know exactly what to do to move forward and acquire more clients. JULIE
  2. I am very happy with Michelle’s work, she is professional, knowledgeable and very friendly. She helped me with all my documentation for the Government of Canada Tenders, and I was awarded the contracts. I have saved a lot of time and energy by using her services.  JEREMY
  3. Working with Michelle is a breath of fresh air. She is a highly skilled writer and has unequaled patience and professionalism when answering questions on a daily basis. She is a consummate professional whose attention to detail and work ethic is second to none. I highly recommend Michelle to any prospective client. DIEGO

Michelle Muir is available for RFP and Proposal projects and Grant Writing assignments across Canada.
Please contact Boardroom Metrics: 1.416.994.6552 or by email: [email protected]

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About the Author:

Karen McElroy is the CEO of Boardroom Metrics. She leads an experienced team of business writers across Canada and the United States. Dedicated to helping clients win competitive RFP, RFI and Proposal bids, Karen is known for her unfailing responsiveness, lively personality and wealth of RFP, RFI, RFx writing experience. Karen says “Taking the stress out of the RFP response process allows our clients to focus on what they do best. Our expertise is making our clients look great.”