Grant writing and proposal development

Providing a full range of European and UK funding proposal support across business, university and charity sectors.

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Bespoke Support

Offering European and UK proposal writing packages including full proposal development (initial draft through to final proposal), consortia management, meeting facilitation, proposal coaching, proposal reviews, editing and proofreading.

Tailored Sessions

Working collaboratively to create bespoke training sessions designed to meet your specific needs. Adapted to suit all levels of experience and available by a range of channels our training will provide lasting value to your organisation.

Expert Guidance

Are you passionate about an idea or project and are struggling to obtain funding to bring it to life? Does your organisation need to explore new funding streams? Do you need expert insight into gaining European funding? Get in touch to discuss how Grant Start can help.



Working Together

Successful proposal writing is complex and challenging; Grant Start makes it so much easier. Led by Debbie Taylor, an honest and positive professional whose first priority is always the interests of clients; Grant Start provides you with the vision and capability to obtain the funding you need. 

A specialist in Horizon 2020 proposals, including Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) and ERC, Grant Start has also successfully supported Innovate UK Smart Grants and numerous other funders. With clients across Europe, our services are available both virtually and in person to create your bespoke support package.

Debbie Taylor is an experienced grant writer and PRINCE 2 project manager who has worked across large universities in the UK and Europe, and with businesses and charities. She has a proven track record, over more than 18 years, of pro-actively delivering successful, high value grant applications from both UK and EU funders, working with single applicants or large consortia led applications with multiple partners spread across Europe.

Working Together


What Our Clients Have to Say


Robert Proctor, Business Development Manager, Community Energy Wales

"Debbie was great to work with and brought a lot of value to our funding application"


Whether you have a specific funding call that needs support, you need advice on how to get started or help sourcing funders, get in touch today.

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