Client: Girls Inc. of Holyoke

Contact: Suzanne Parker, Executive Director
P.O. Box 6812
Holyoke, MA 01041

Project Name:

Strategic Planning, Annual Grant Writing

Project Goals:

To create a 3 year strategic plan to increase Girls Inc.’s effectiveness in carrying out its mission. To increase revenues from corporate, foundation and government grants by expanding and refining annual grant requests.


Girls Inc. successfully completed a strategic plan that makes them a more effective, efficient and financially strong organization. Girls Inc. of Holyoke's grant revenues have tripled during FDA's management of annual grant cycle.


Matthew and his team at Financial Development Agency have been wonderful to work with. From strategic planning support to grant writing, I have been especially pleased with the outstanding quality of work and the highest level of commitment to achieving excellent results. Matthew is a keen strategist and high level networker who has served our organization well.

-Suzanne Parker, Executive Director