Grant Writing

Big Bend Cares Executive Director Rob Renzi is an experienced grant writer, with more than 15 years experience in Federal, State and Foundation grant writing. Mr. Renzi specializes in grants centered on HIV/AIDS but has experience with many other healthcare initiatives as well. In 2012 Mr. Renzi attained the highest score for grants written for Ryan White as well as Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS or HOPWA – see score sheet below.


Other successful grants developed include:

  • HRSA
  • CDC
  • State of Florida – HIV/ Prevention and Care
  • HUD
  • FEMA
  • Office of Minority Health
  • Elton John Foundation
  • AIDS United
  • VIIV Healthcare
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Jannsen Therapeutics
  • Ford Foundation
  • State of Delaware
  • Broadway Cares
  • MAC Cosmetics AIDS Fund
  • City of Tallahassee
  • Leon County
  • United Ways

For more information on grant writing services, please contact Big Bend Cares Executive Director Rob Renzi at 850-656-2437, extension 240 or