Kris Vrooman

Senior Consultant

As a Senior Consultant with DBD Group, Kris has been involved with “all things grants” for twenty years. From project planning to small and large application development to administration and management, she takes a strategic approach to the grant component of fundraising improving funding success rates for her clients.

In her work for DBD Group, Kris offers grant search, development, and research services for nonprofits, schools, municipalities, and businesses. These services include:

  • Grant prospecting for government, corporation, and foundation funding sources
  • Strategizing and navigating funding sources and targets based on client needs
  • Grant proposal development and submission assistance
  • Editing and proofreading support

Kris has extensive experience with federal grant and contract funding within multiple agencies including the USDA, DOE, NSF, and NIH. She has helped clients secure more than $60 million in awarded grants and contracts. Kris’s favorite part of being involved in grant development for organizations is knowing that, in a small way, she is helping make big things happen.

Kris is a graduate of Concordia University (Seward, NE). She and her family live in Hastings, Nebraska. 

Phone/Fax (toll-free):877.393.3904
Phone (direct):402.460.6572

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