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Daria Zvetina, M.Ed.

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Daria Zvetina, M.Ed., based in Chicago, Illinois, is a seasoned grant writing and nonprofit management professional with more than 25 years of experience providing human services program and systems design and implementation consultation; government and foundation grant writing, including SAMHSA, HUD, HRSA, USDA and more; and, research, writing, editing, and technical assistance to local, state, and national nonprofit and government agencies. She has worked in and consulted to agencies spanning a broad range of human service sectors including healthcare; mental and behavioral health; child, youth, and family services; education; criminal justice; violence prevention; affordable housing, and homeless services. Daria is passionate about working with mission-driven organizations that seek to improve the circumstances and uphold the dignity of individuals and communities that are marginalized and/or most in need.  In her free time, Daria enjoys reading, doing puzzles and playing word games.

“I really enjoy the challenge of wedding the needs and objectives of an organization or project to the intent of a funding opportunity, researching and working with a team to construct the most compelling case for funding, and bringing forward in it the needs, strengths, and unique voices of those the project will benefit.”