Grant Consultants in Pittsburgh, PA and Across USA

                                                                                                                    Meet The Team


Santicola & Company (dba USGG) is an award-winning national consulting company with expertise in grant writing, grant administration, nonprofit leadership, project management, and community development. We are made up of a team of experienced grant writers and grant consultants across the US. Our professional grant writers have won a combined total of more than ONE BILLION in grants in the last 20 years, and over 60 years of experience. Since 2001 we have trained over 6,000 community leaders from corporations, nonprofits, government agencies, universities, national associations, faith-based organizations, Native American tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, and K-12 schools.

Beverly Santicola

Author, Consultant, Speaker, Trainer, Writer M: 281-224-1443

Beverly Santicola founded USGG in 2001 as a woman-owned business in Houston, Texas and now has offices in Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington. She has won numerous state and national awards for nonprofit leadership, social entrepreneurship, and public sector excellence, including  the prestigious 2010 and 2014 Purpose Prize Fellowship from funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies and John Templeton Foundation.    


Amanda Shepler

Grant Writer, Funding Strategist 


Amanda Shepler is a top producing grants specialist, particularly adept at writing and winning public health and safety grants for a wide range of clients, including businesses, Tribal governments, non-profit organizations, schools, universities and government.

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Martina Coordes

Grant Writer, Program Designer

Martina Coordes has a Masters in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University and has expertise in community partnership development, board retention and recruitment, research, evaluation, marketing and Drug Free Community Coalitions.

Jan Mitchell Johnson 

Grant Writer, Specializing in Education


Jan Johnson specializes in Charter School and K-12 education grants, including ones up to $30 MILLION! Jan has won over $600 MILLION in grants since launching her grant writing company, Grantsformation. Jan is also a realtor and AirBnB host in Panama City, Florida.