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Isabel A. Milkovich, MA, has worked in nonprofit fund development since 2017. She has raised over $60 Million through government, foundation, and corporate grants for services such as affordable housing, education, food banking, and advocacy. Isabel started IAM Grants Consulting, LLC, in 2022 to help nonprofits and communities thrive through grant development, capacity building, and capital campaigns.

Isabel has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Montana State University and a Master’s degree in Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures from the University of Grenoble-Alpes in France.

Isabel is an active volunteer with the Grant Professionals Association Northwest Chapter, Central Oregon Nordic Club, and Sawyers With Attitude To Spare. When she’s not working or volunteering, you can find her outside hiking, skiing, kayaking, or gardening.


Federal, Foundation, and Corporate Grants

$4 Million+ Raised for nonprofits


Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)

$10.5 Million+ Raised for affordable housing developments

Project-Based Section 8 Housing (HAP)

$45 Million+ Raised through HAP contract renewals and transfers

Fiscal Sponsorships

$500,000+ Raised for nonprofits with fiscal sponsors

Child and Family Programs

$500,000+ Raised for Child and Family Programs

Food Banking

$250,000+ Raised for food banks and pantries


Grant-Writing Certificate, 2020

Valdosta State University, Georgia

MA Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2020

l'Université Grenoble-Alpes, France

BA English Literature, 2013

Montana State University, Montana


Summiting the highest peak in the Chartreuse Mountains, French Alps.


Hiking Black Butte in Central Oregon.

Volunteer Experience

Grant Professionals Association, Northwest Chapter

Programming Committee

Sawyers With Attitude to Spare (SWATS)

Clear logs off hiking trails

Operate crosscut saws

Central Oregon Nordic Club

Day Trips Committee

Hike Coordinator

Trail routing and maintenance

Personal Passions


Fluent in French

Conversational Spanish

Outdoor Recreation

Nordic & alpine skiing, snowshoeing

Hiking, camping, kayaking

Gardening & Agriculture

Arts & Culture




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