Course Description

Grant professionals are great at asking all the right questions to write successful proposals. But how often do we turn those analytical skills, laser focus, and curiosity toward our consulting careers. Gathering the courage to take the plunge into building your business? Morphology is for you. Burning out with too many clients and overwhelming deadlines? Morphology is for you. Seeking new opportunities in coaching, training and other ways to transform your consulting? Morphology is for you. Learn and explore at your own pace in this 90-minute on-demand webinar that answers burning questions about business planning, defining your True North in priorities, technical support and productivity, essential tools and products that can save time and money-and much more.

  1. Build A Consulting Practice That Fits Your Life!

About this course

  • $97.00
  • 1 lesson
  • 1.5 hours of video content


Kimberly Hays de Muga

Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC, is an expert trainer and coach in nonprofit capacity building, grant writing, fundraising, and board development. She brings more than 25 years of fundraising experience that includes raising $100 million from individuals, foundations, corporations, and local, state, and federal funding for nonprofit agencies in the education, health, and human service sectors—from food banks to pediatric hospitals, to state-wide mental health coalitions. Through keynotes, training, webinars, and other presentations, Kimberly has reached more than 5,000 grant writers, fundraisers, board members, development directors, and community volunteers. She founded Hays de Muga Consulting in 2018, the same year she and Amanda Day launched the award-winning podcast Fundraising HayDay combining her passion for training and coaching with grant and fundraising consulting work with select clients across the country. Kimberly was the Development Director at the Frazer Center from 2014-2018, where she worked to connect people to early childhood education programs that include children with disabilities and supported employment activities for adults with disabilities. Previously, she was the Senior Manager for Foundation and Corporate Relations at the Atlanta Community Food Bank for seven years. Before that, Kimberly was a senior grant writer for the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation for ten years. Kimberly is co-author of Preparing for the GPC Exam: Earn Your Grant Professional Certified Credential, published by the Charity Channel Press. She served on the Board of Directors of the Grant Professionals Association and, is a past Board Chair of the Grant Professionals Foundation, a former president of the Georgia Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association. Kimberly is fluent in Spanish as a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. She lived in a farming community in rural Dominican Republic and saw first-hand how communities can come together for the common good. She has a BA in Journalism from the University of Georgia and studied Public Health at Emory University. She also enjoys writing historical fiction and drinking way too much tea.

Amanda Day

Amanda Day is a national trainer and speaker. With 20 years of grant prospect research, writing, and management experience, she has the knowledge, know-how, and stories to keep every workshop participant and conference attendee engaged and better prepared to succeed in the grant profession. She is well versed in federal and private grant funding, as well as educating up and using your professional network to best build your career path. Her passion lies in preparing grant professionals to successfully fund their organizational and community needs, along with meeting their personal career and leadership goals. She began her career on the federal and state funding side of the field, working with government agencies, and later moved to the world of consultancy to work with nonprofits on the private side of the grant world. Amanda is currently employed with Dickerson Bakker as a Grant Consultant, working with faith-based organizations and other nonprofits to meet their funding needs. Along with Kimberly Hays de Muga, she is a co-host of Fundraising HayDay, a podcast about grants and such. She earned her GPC in 2008, and is a member of the inaugural class of GPCs (Grant Professional Certified). She spent 14 years employed full-time as a grants administrator for local governments, including a long stint with the City of Alpharetta. During her tenure there, she secured more than $20 million in federal and state funding for various local government needs, including transportation infrastructure, outdoor recreation, first responder equipment, recycling programs, and stormwater improvements. Afterward, she started her own consulting work and was a trainer for Grant Writing USA for six years, educating thousands of nonprofit and government employees on the ins and outs of grant writing and management. She’s a past President of both the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) and the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI). She’s also a member of the Georgia Grant Professionals Association, where she previously served as the Chair of the Southern Regional Grant Conference. She is the recipient of the GPCI President’s Award and has been published in the GPA Journal. She graduated from Southwest Baptist University with a BS in Communications and Psychology. Amanda is married with two children, a big concert goer, and an avid reader.

Allison Boyd

Founder and Principal Writer

Allison Boyd, Founder and Principal Writer for Boyd Grants, has almost twenty years of experience in grant writing and project management. As an active member of the Grant Professionals Association, she is one of only 24 Grants Professionals Certified in Texas. Allison has the skills and background in all sides of development, from co-chairing successful fundraising campaigns to proposal development and implementation. This robust history creates the ability to present applications that are thorough, concise, and most importantly, conscious to the cause at hand.

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