About Us

COMO Solutions is a full-service nonprofit consulting firm. Guided by our passion for helping nonprofits thrive and bettering the lives of neighbors in need, we provide nonprofit organizations nationwide with expert grant consulting, program optimization, and cybersecurity services.

With our team’s 25+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector, we know one size does not fit all – especially when it comes to nonprofits. We work closely with our clients to customize services and deliverables, provide sustainable solutions, and build lasting capacity.

While we work with nonprofits of every size and sector, many of our clients are direct service or faith-based organizations working to end hunger, homelessness, and housing instability.

Our Core Values: Service, Respect, Excellence, Integrity, Hope

$37M+

Grant funding secured for nonprofits

Top 7%

Ranking of our cyber team members’ elite credentials and experience

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Success rate with government grants

Years - cybersecurity experience

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Success rate with foundation grants

Years - grant writing and fundraising experience

Meet Our Leadership Team

Kim Collier, MNM

Owner and Principal Consultant

Kim Collier is a leading grants expert, fundraising consultant, educator, and nonprofit coach with 25+ years of experience creating and building thriving grants programs.

She has used her passion for “all things grants” to secure $37+ million in awards from federal, state, local, and private grantmakers. She has devoted her career to helping U.S.-based nonprofits of all sizes advance local, national, and international missions to improve health outcomes, increase the resilience of military service members and Veterans, eliminate hunger, increase access to affordable housing, and end homelessness.

Kim’s areas of expertise include:

➔ Federal, state, and local government grants
➔ Grant readiness and nonprofit wellness assessments
➔ Program design and optimization, including logic models
➔ Data storytelling
➔ Background research, data, and statistics
➔ Proposal writing, reviews, and edits
➔ Master grant applications and budgets
➔ Grant prospect research

Elvis Moreland, CISSP, ISSEP, CISM, CGEI

Lead Information Security Consultant

Elvis Moreland is an award-winning and leading cybersecurity and cyber risk management expert who steers private and public organizations toward increased cyber resilience. Over the last 25 years, he’s helped safeguard entities across sectors, including federal and state agencies, higher education, small- and mid-sized businesses, the U.S. defense industrial base, nonprofit organizations, and Fortune 100 & Fortune 500 powerhouses in healthcare, finance, energy, and manufacturing.

Elvis has seen firsthand the cyber resilience that arises from preventive risk management investments – and the devastating consequences when risk management is not prioritized. A sought-after speaker, educator, and coach, he has been recognized and honored as a Distinguished Expert in Cybersecurity Risk Management and Compliance. His elite credentials and robust experience place him in the top 7% of experts in the world in the field of data security and privacy risk management.

Elvis’ areas of expertise include:

➔ Cybersecurity gap analyses and risk assessments
➔ Cost-effective governance solutions
➔ Secure system lifecycles and operations
➔ Statutory, regulatory, and funder compliance
➔ Remediation solutions and corrective action planning
➔ Data Security and Privacy Risk Management Frameworks

Robert Smith, CISSP, AWSCCP, AWSCSAA

Lead Information Security Consultant

Robert is a leading information security expert and technologist who has spent his 30-year career building and securing complex enterprise systems and supporting their subsequent deployment and operations in domestic and international data centers. He has provided information security and cyber risk management consulting expertise across sectors including federal, state, and local governments, a professional sports franchise, and Fortune 500 powerhouses in technology, telecommunications, finance, energy, and healthcare.

Robert has built information technology organizations from startup to multimillion dollar, provided enterprise disaster recovery expertise to the U.S. Marine Corps, and has been recognized by Harvard Business School as an industry expert on Network Attached Storage (NAS). Robert is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Daimler Certified Information Security Architect, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (AWSCCP) and AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate (AWSCSAA). He is also a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Infragard.

Robert’s areas of expertise include:

➔ Cybersecurity gap analyses and risk assessments
➔ Cost-effective governance solutions
➔ Statutory, regulatory, and funder compliance
➔ Complex enterprise systems design, development, and operations
➔ Development and implementation of IT and IS organizational infrastructure
➔ Enterprise Disaster Recovery and Enterprise Disaster Tolerance

“COMO Solutions helped me complete my first HOME application when I was in a panic. Kim’s grants and HUD expertise were lifesavers! As she was writing and editing, Kim taught me about funder expectations and best practices in writing. I treasure those mini-lessons because now I’m well-positioned to submit requests on my own!”

Kim Fogle, Executive Director
Central Florida Home for Good

“I’ve retained Kim’s services for several years at different organizations in different capacities. Kim will work with clients at whatever level they feel comfortable with, from a consultative role to program design to writing everything from A-Z. As a grant writer myself, I can vouch for her grant skills and accomplishments. If you are looking for a grant writer who gets results, Kim is your expert. I wholeheartedly recommend her!”

Terri Wallace, Executive Director
That Others May Live Foundation

“COMO Solutions helped our affiliate obtain a $1.1M congressional appropriation used to fund an infrastructure project on a new, transit-oriented development of affordably priced homes.”

Penny Seater, Chief Executive Officer
Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County and Greater Apopka