Contracted Grant Writer / Funding Research
Vicki established Leighty Consulting Services in Columbia in 1998. The mission of her company is to provide specialized services for nonprofit organizations to support programs and services that improve health and quality of life for people and communities.
She has 40+ years of diverse professional work experience that includes statewide community planning in HIV Prevention, funding research, grant writing, project management, and other nonprofit consulting to assist in strategic planning, capacity building, and fundraising. Her clients over the years have primarily been nonprofits whose missions focus on provision of services, programs and resources for marginalized, disenfranchised populations.
Vicki has worked in various capacities with Spectrum Health Care (formerly Rain), as a contracted grant writer, community planner, and as a volunteer for 20+ years. Through her grant writing efforts, she has helped us to successfully secure funding for SHC programs and services over many years. She also brings valuable historical experience and understanding of the agency to her role.
Vicki’s outside interests include, songwriting, mosaics and working in her butterfly/pollinator garden.