Michael Wells

Michael Wells is Grants Northwest’s principal consultant. Since 1987 he has consulted with over a hundred nonprofit organizations, local governments, school districts and American Indian Tribes, helping them to raise over $140 million. He teaches Grantwriting at Portland State University and provides grants training for other organizations. Michael is a past national board member of the Grant Professionals Association and author of the Grantwriting Beyond the Basics books.

Grants Northwest specializes in nonprofit organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We work with your nonprofit to develop fundable grant proposals that support ambitious but achievable projects. We can also provide workshops for your group on a variety of grant related topics.

Consulting & Grant Writing

Complete grants consulting services for Oregon nonprofits. We help you every step of the way from idea/concept to final proposal.


Teaching & Training

In-depth, hands-on training for nonprofit professionals, governments and others interested in learning effective grants strategy.


Books & Writing

Michael’s Grantwriting Beyond the Basics books, other books we think highly of and articles on grant-related subjects.