About Us

About Us

Innovative Funding Partners, LLC (IFP) is a leading consulting firm specializing in the identification, development, writing, and submission of applications to federal, state, corporate, and private funding sources. Additionally, we provide related services such as grants readiness assessments, capital campaigns, and our newly launched community benefit innovation program. The IFP team is highly regarded for its impressive success rate of 60-70% in an arena where, on average, federal agencies only fund 10-15% of the applications they receive. IFP’s team of 20+ writers, editors, and policy consultants has assisted clients all over the country to secure hundreds of millions in grant funding from numerous federal agencies, including the following:

  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Justice
  • Administration for Children and Families
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • National Science Foundation
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Department of Defense
  • Center for Disease Control
  • Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute
  • Department of Education
  • Plus others (not an exhaustive list)

Founding and Senior Partners Dr. Brian Kelley  and Louise Mathias have several decades of collective experience in the field of federal grants. IFP has its successful roots in a premier DC government relations firm. Our depth of expertise, exceptionally dedicated staff, and strong commitment to helping our clients achieve meaningful change in their communities sets us apart from our competitors.