Robert Kurzban

Robert Kurzban is a top-rated freelance writer and critically-acclaimed author from Poughkeepsie, New York. He currently leads RE: Writers as the Founder and CEO and represents Garces Foundation as Director of Development.

Published Author

Robert Kurzban is revered for his works Why Everyone (Else) Is A Hypocrite and The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind: How Self-Interest Shapes Our Opinions and Why We Won’t Admit It.  His portfolio also includes over 10,000 citations in Google Scholar, as well as numerous contributions to major publications and respected journals.  His freelance writing pursuits have landed him in The New York Times and The Washington Post.  Continuing on with his career as an author and freelance writer, Robert Kurzban looks forward to publishing even more books, articles and blog posts.

RE: Writers

RE: Writers is a collaborative effort between writers Robert Kurzban and Elena Svitavsky.  What started as catching up over a diner meal spun into serendipity with the launch of their freelance writing outfit.  Together, the pair specializes in writing and editing content to meet the needs of financial services companies and nonprofit organizations.

Services offered include (but certainly aren’t limited to!):

Financial Services Writing

  • Marketing materials
  • Investment commentary
  • High-impact blog posts
  • Sales decks 

Writing for Nonprofits

  • Grant proposals
  • Compliance and reporting
  • Budget sketches
  • Identifying funding sources

The Garces Foundation

Since 2020, Robert Kurzban has proudly represented The Garces Foundation as a Grants Coordinator.  Having worked with numerous nonprofits throughout his career as a grant writer, the position is a natural fit for Robert.  He thoroughly enjoys the opportunity to focus his writing talent in a way that truly benefits those in need.

The Garces Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded by Jose and Beatriz Garces.  Aiming to empower the underserved immigrant community, the Foundation works to provide those in need with access to healthcare and professional advancement.  Key programs include Community Health Days and English for the Restaurant & Everyday Living.

Latest posts


How Do Nonprofits Make Money? 

There is some confusion around the term ‘nonprofit’. Many people hear this term and think that it means these organizations don’t generate any revenue, but this isn’t true. Nonprofit organizations still have to pay for various things such as rent, supplies, transportation, utilities, essential services,…