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Chataun R. Denis

Chataun is chief consultant and founder of Grant Source and author of “My Formula for Nonprofit Success, The 3 Ps: Passion, Planning, & Profits”.

Chataun has 19 years of experience working in the nonprofit arena in various capacities including direct service, development, and administration. She has helped raise over $4 million for a variety of charitable causes. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Wright State University, a Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Design, and Development with an emphasis in Housing and Neighborhood Development from Cleveland State University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (focus: Leadership Studies) from Baker College.

Chataun's current work through Grant Source is helping social entrepreneurs and grassroot nonprofit organizations build their capacity to fulfill their missions. For nonprofits in the start-up phase, Chataun offers “Business Planning Made Easy”, which is a business planning program offering a workbook complete with free video supplements as well as online business strategy sessions on topics related to business modeling, fundraising, and budgeting. For established nonprofit organizations, Chataun provides grant writing outsourcing which specializes in foundation and local government grants. Since forming the company in 2007, Chataun's proposals have helped generate over $1.2 million through these sources.

Chataun enjoys teaching, volunteering, dining, traveling, and spending time with family. Born and raised in Ohio, Chataun now resides in the metro Atlanta area with her husband and daughter.