Michelle Lawrence Bidwell is a fundraising and evaluation professional serving nonprofit organizations and foundations nationally. She holds a Master’s in Public Health and is currently a community health sciences doctoral student. She has over a decade of experience in research, evaluation, and grant development, securing millions of dollars in funding for organizations. Her mission is to dismantle systemic disparities, uplift communities, and lay a foundation for a culture of equity through education, evaluation, development, and collaboration.
Michelle's work spans multiple fields, including breast and cervical cancer, pharmacology, nutrition, opportunity youth, law enforcement, veteran reintegration, education, disaster grantmaking, religious causes, and recidivism among the previously incarcerated. Michelle is the owner and lead consultant of Granted Advisors, LLC, a New Orleans-based company specializing in grant development, program planning, and evaluation.