Grant Writer, Nonprofit Consultant, Researcher, Nonprofit Resource Development Services

Success is achieved when you learn how to serve others.

Brandi Rae Hicks

Brandi Rae Hicks is a nonprofit navigator with more than 20 years of professional nonprofit experience. She is the Founder and Professor at Serve University (known as, SERVE-U) a virtual campus providing education and training to nonprofit leaders, communitarians, and people who want to learn how to serve their communities more abundantly. Her institute of learning promotes academic advancement for nonprofit organizations, it's leaders, and volunteers.

Brandi Rae is a Grant Writer and Nonprofit Consultant for public

charities, government entities, private foundations, school districts,

and philanthropists. Her nonprofit consulting firm has secured and

managed over $1 Billion in major gifts, grants, and community assets. She has spearheaded projects for United Way of Greater Atlanta, City of Atlanta Parks and Recreation, Atlanta Mission, National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and Open Hand Atlanta. Brandi Rae has federal grant writing experience as the Grant Writer for Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice and Atlanta Technical College. Brandi Rae has also managed initiatives for private family foundations professional athletes, celebrities and entertainers. Her nonprofit resource development firm’s most recent professional accomplishment was securing the $11.5M Department of Education grant for Morehouse College and submitting the Georgia Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant for Ivy Preparatory Academy at Kirkwood for Girls.

Brandi Rae has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from the University of Cincinnati and received both her Master Business Administration (Marketing) and Master Public Administration (Nonprofit Management) from Keller Graduate School of Management. Currently, she is a Doctor of Education candidate at Northeastern University (Organizational Leadership). Brandi Rae is a published author of “10 Things You Need to Complete Your College Application” and is the Executive Director of College Clinic helping students and their families transition into college and beyond.

Brandi Rae currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, and will meet your nonprofit needs anywhere in the world.