Founder, Roots + Wings


Hey there, 

Welcome to Roots + Wings, a consulting agency offering grant writing services to nonprofits who serve children, youth, and families. Let me help you develop strategy, create quality content, and submit award-winning grant proposals. Since 2017, my authored proposals have secured $23M+ in grant funding. Interested in learning more about how to win grants? Let's connect!


Skill Set 

Pre-Award Grants Management, Grant Strategy, Prospect Research, Proposal Writing and Editing, Project Development, Program Design, Content Creation, Budgeting, Data Analysis, Outcomes Measurement, Evaluation 

Focus Areas 

  • Child Welfare

    • Child abuse and neglect

    • Foster and adoption system

    • Guardianship and kinship care 

    • Juvenile justice 

  • Family Support

    • Mental, physical, financial health

    • Teen parenting and pregnancy prevention 

    • Family violence prevention 

  • K-12 Education

    • Academic and STEM programs

    • Career and workforce readiness 

    • Afterschool and extracurricular programs 

    • Tutoring, mentoring, leadership programs


  • 2010 - 2015: Program Coordination for after school and youth programs. 

  • 2015 - 2017: Nonprofit Consulting with a focus on program evaluation services.

  • 2017 - Present: Grants Professional (in-house and freelance). 


  • Master of Public Administration, College of Charleston

  • Bachelor of Arts in Public + Community Service Studies, Providence College


  • Elementary School Tutor, Reading Partners

  • Kids Yoga Teacher, Empowered Minds 

Professional Association

  • Member, Grants Professional Association

Sarah Hager

Grant Writing // Fundraising Strategy

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