About Us

Sidnae Global Research is a minority and woman-owned small business in Maryland that helps nonprofits- large and small- meet their goals and grow. We have 3 goals. First, we develop relationships with funders that want to support you.  Second, we provide grant and technical writing to help you win awards. Third, we help you communicate your organization's goals and analyze performance. For startups, we provide training and coaching to help you get grant ready.


As a small business, we strive to build a trusting and supportive relationship with you and every organization we work with. And we believe working with us is money well spent. In fact, our clients experience a $10-12 rate of return for every dollar spent. 




At SGR we use our experience in the federal and public sector to save you time and increase your program funds. We will:


  •  Serve as an on-demand extension of your staff when you need it most

  • Save you money on healthcare, hiring/ retention, and time-off

  • Make sure you stand out from the crowd with superior writing

  • Build friendly, lasting relationships with funders to get you noticed; and

  • Work with your team on budget needs and find grant money.

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Dondra Ward,
President/ CEO

SGR’s President and C.E.O Dondra Ward has a passion for supporting organizations that enact social change and strengthen neighborhoods. For the past 5 years, her expertise in grant writing and prospecting, evaluation, and program management has helped organizations win over $3M in grant funding.

Prior to starting SGR, Dondra worked as a research, performance and management analyst at the US Environmental Protection Agency and US Dept. of Health and Human Services for 7 years. There she focused on topics like Swine Flu, healthcare regionalization, recycling, environmental cleanup, and revitalization.  Wanting to make a bigger impact in her community, in 2016, she left her comfy job as an upper-level GS-13 analyst to share her understanding of grants, relationship building and contracting with you. 


Dondra has a Master’s of Science degree in Biotechnology and is a Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Approved Trainer. Her memberships include Grant Professionals Association, Direct Marketing Association of Washington, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Read Dondra's Resume Here