Ms. Cindy T. – SBIR Grant Writer, Expertise in NSF, USDA, DOE, EPA SBIR Grants
SBIR Grant Writer Ms. Cindy T. specializes in helping startups, entrepreneurs, and established small businesses prepare and submit R&D grant applications, especially for the SBIR/STTR programs offered by federal agencies such as the USDA, NSF, EPA, NASA, and DOE. Ms. Talbot also has prepared grant applications for the California Energy Commission, earning over $4 million in funding for commercialization of a novel large battery, for DOE’s Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) programs, for Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), and for USDA’s AFRI and OREI programs. In her 10 years’ of grant writing, she has helped clients in a wide variety of innovative industries including hybrid rocket engines, energy storage, ballistic eyewear, alternative fuel vehicles, nanocellulose-based products, aquaculture, small- to mid-sized farms, low-head hydropower, and wastewater treatment.
In addition to R&D funding opportunities, Cindy has also written grant applications that won funding for state energy planning from DOE, small business incubator and startup support assistance from the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) and Economic Development Administration (EDA), and cluster initiative projects to grow specific business sectors, such as cleantech and the new space economy.
Cindy excels at leading diverse teams, helping each contributor bring their unique skills to the table to culminate in winning proposals. As a SBIR Grant Writer, Cindy is able to help clients with all aspects of the application process, including project planning and strategizing; developing SOWs, schedules, and budgets; writing both technical narratives and commercialization plans; securing support and commitment letters; organizing the overall application; and online submittal through agency portals.
She brings over 20 years of environmental consulting experience to assisting her current clients clearly and succinctly communicate complex scientific information to a wide variety of audiences – from the highest-level scientists and engineers to the general public. She honed these skills in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines while working with multi-discipline teams to investigate the nature and extent of waste site contamination; assess its impact on surrounding populations, ecosystems, and resources; and navigate regulatory processes.
She holds an undergraduate BS in Soil Science from the University of Maine and a MS in Hazardous Materials Management from Tufts University.
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Keywords: SBIR, STTR, NSF, EPA, DOE, USDA, EERE, energy efficiency, EV, energy storage, cleantech, aquaculture