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Isabel A. Milkovich, MA, has raised nearly $65 Million for public services since 2017. She has provided grant writing and strategy for government grants and contracts for services such as climate resilience, workforce development, education, affordable housing, and agriculture. Isabel started IAM Grants Consulting, LLC, in 2022 to help nonprofits and communities thrive through government grant development, program development, and consortium management.

Isabel has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Montana State University, a Master’s degree in English from the University of Grenoble-Alpes in France, and a certificate in grant writing from Valdosta State University.

Isabel is an active volunteer with the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Northwest Chapter, GPA National, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Central Oregon Chapter. When she’s not working or volunteering, you can find her outside hiking, skiing, kayaking, or gardening.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

$45 Million+ in Project-Based Section 8 Contracts (HAP)


U.S. Department of the Treasury

$3 Million in Capital Magnet Funds

U.S. Department of Agriculture

$750,000 in Beginning Farmer and Rancher Programs

 $170,000 for Emergency Rural Health Care

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

$10.5+ in Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)

Future Ready Oregon

$1 Million in Innovation in Workforce Programs

Oregon Department of Human Services

$554K in Survivor Investment Partners funding


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

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Central Oregon

In Our Own Voices Presenter

Grant Professionals Association


Programming Committee, Northwest Chapter

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Personal Passions


Fluent in French

Conversational Spanish

Arts & Culture




Outdoor Recreation

Hiking, camping, kayaking

Nordic skiing, snowshoeing

Gardening & Agriculture

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