Meet ResourceWorks

Lisa Kaichen

Lisa has been a grant maker for over 20 years. She established the Michigan Children’s Trust Fund, was the Program Officer of the Skillman Foundation, and has managed the GPOA Foundation since 1995. A former grant reviewer for Echoing Green and the Greater New Orleans Foundation, Lisa served as CEO of nonprofits for 14 years and raised all funds needed to operate them. Lisa was an adjunct professor of Nonprofit Leadership and created two seminar series: The 10 Steps to Nonprofit Success and Learn Grant Writing from a Grant Maker. She formed the ResourceWorks consulting firm in 1990. 

Alicia Oliver

Alicia has procured millions of dollars in grants and government contracts. She specializes in the areas of program design and development, fund and resource development, grant writing, program evaluation, talent coaching and staff professional development. Alicia has been formally trained in the Benevon/Raising More Money model of fundraising as well as in the development and management of capital campaigns. Alicia is a former nonprofit CEO and consultant with the YMCA of the USA. She is a grant maker and Partner in ResourceWorks.

Lucinda Flowers

  Lucinda Flowers is a masterful grant writer with special interests in policy, preservation, vibrant neighborhoods and affordable housing. Lucinda has worked in government, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. A former city planner and manager of communications for the Foundation for Louisiana, Lucinda received her master’s degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Lucinda first worked with ResourceWorks in 2008 and is a Lead Associate.    

A Sampling of Clients

GPOA Foundation * The Whitney Institute * Lucia de Conz Foundation * Natchitoches Community Improvement Foundation * Catholic Charities * CASA *  YMCAs * Boys and Girls Club * Preservation Resource Center * National Resource Center for Special Needs Adoption * LA Children’s Trust Fund  * LA Department of Social Services/OCS *  LA Supreme Court * Tulane School of Social Work * Forum for Equality * Families Helping Families * Boys Town *   Unified Nonprofits of Greater New Orleans * LANO-Nonprofit Central

Contact Us

ResourceWorks, LLC

1441 Canal St, Ste. 211, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

(504) 895-2361