The Development Source
Dr. Jayme A. Sokolow is founder, owner, and president of The Development Source, Inc. a Washington, DC metropolitan area company that helps nonprofit organizations and government agencies develop proposals and development programs to federal and state agencies, international governments, foundations, and corporate giving sources. Over the last ten years, he has been involved in successful proposal efforts totaling more than a billion dollars as a Proposal Manager, Proposal Writer, and Strategist. Dr. Sokolow has supported over 200 client projects since 1991.
The Development Source (1991-Present)
Founder, Owner, President: Proposal Manager, Proposal Writer, Red Team Reviewer, Development, Orals Coach, Strategy Development/ Facilitation, and White Papers for multiple clients. Supported over 200 client projects since 1991.
|Information Technology Services||Mentoring Programs for Youth|
|Federal Fellowships for College Students||NASA Education Programs|
|Evaluation of Civic Education Programs||Healthcare Services|
|Elementary School Climate Study||Health Information Technology Services|
|International Family Planning Services||HIV/AIDS Outreach and Education|
|Maternal Health Services||Sickle Cell Disease Services|
|RN Nursing Program||Medical Research|
|Hospital Community Education and Outreach||Museum Programs|
|IT in High Schools||Pre-School Education Services|
|Services for Foster Children||Training|
|Developing a College-Going Culture in High School||Education Services for Native American Colleges|
|Education Services for Historically Black Colleges and Universities||Evaluation of School Violence Prevention Programs|
Public and Private Sector (1989-1991)
Associate Director, Center for American Studies at Concord (Concord, MA)
President, ILN Education Foundation (Lanham. MD)
Served as Associate Director of an educational and cultural organization and the president of a new education foundation.
National Endowment for the Humanities (1984-89)
Senior Program Officer, Division of Education Programs (Washington, DC)
Managed grant-making programs in the Division of Education Programs. Worked with over 500 colleges, universities, and elementary and secondary schools to develop summer institutes and other programs for educators. Received two special federal awards for work on grant programs. Developed proposal guidelines and participated in over 20 proposal review panels.
Social Studies Teacher, University Professor (1971-1989)
Taught high school social studies in the New York City Public Schools and history and literature on a full- and part-time basis at New York University, Georgetown University, Montgomery College, and Texas Tech University.
New York University, Ph.D., History, 1972
New York University, M.A., History, 1970
Trenton State Teachers College, B.A. Social Studies Secondary Education, 1968
Association of Proposal Management Professionals
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Grant Professionals Association
Assistant Managing Editor and Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board, Proposal Management (1999-present)
Published more over a dozen articles on proposal development in Entrepreneur magazine, Washington Business Journal, Digital Communities, Journal of the American Association of Grant Professionals, and Proposal Management.
Taught workshops on proposal development at the US Small Business Administration, Howard University, National Council of Women Business Owners, Performance Institute, Association of Proposal Management Professionals, and Grant Professionals Association, among many other venues.
President of two nonprofit organizations; board member and officer of two nonprofit organizations; and board member of a foundation.