Grant Proposal Feedback Clinic

Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Could you use some targeted feedback on your Letter of Intent or brief grant proposal? Have you participated in trainings but find you need some individual feedback to fine-tune your draft (one you’re currently working on or one you recently submitted)?

While your colleagues may be helpful (or maybe just too busy), an outside... (continued)

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How to Find Grants

Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Organizations are always watching for grant opportunities, yet it is rare to meet someone who excels at foundation research. Even when foundation data is readily available, it can be a challenge to determine whether to apply, how much to request, what to ask for, who to talk to, and so on.

During this webinar, a grant proposal writer who has... (continued)

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Foundation Source Access

Foundation Source Access is an online giving marketplace that allows nonprofits to reach out to multiple private foundations for funding. The site is organized around the philanthropic interests and major nonprofit causes targeted by the foundation world. There is small listing fee for nonprofits to create profiles in... (continued)

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Finding Foundation Funders

Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Finding Foundation Funders – In this valuable workshop you will learn about researching private foundations and their grants, and develop an ability to ascertain motivations for foundation support. The workshop provides simple steps to seeking foundation support, including how to do foundation research, approaching a... (continued)

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Finding Funding Balance Teleseminar - July 31st! FREE Experience!

It's not too late to sign up for the Finding Funding Balance Teleseminar!

Join me for my FREE teleseminar this Thursday, July 31st at NOON, Central. (That's 1:00 pm Eastern, 11:00 am Mountain and 10:00 am Pacific.)

We'll dive in and answer these 3 questions:
• What is the perfect funding mix for your... (continued)

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The Ultimate, Definitive, Official List of Foundations That Blog

My search through the Foundation Center’s list of the 100 largest foundations (by assets) uncovered 15 that are blogging. Not exactly an overwhelming number, but it is a number that is growing. Seems like there might be a need for a central database so that people can learn from the current... (continued)

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Fundraising: Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation

Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides assistance to our Wounded EOD (Explosive Ordinance Device) Warriors and their families in the form of financial relief. The resources provided by the Foundation to the wounded and their families are above and beyond the budgetary constraints... (continued)

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General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids Grant Programs

This program is a partnership of the General Mills Foundation, the American Dietetic Association Foundation, and the President's Council on Physical Fitness. The goal of the program is to encourage U.S. communities to improve the eating and physical activity patterns of young people, ages 2-18. All funded programs must have at... (continued)

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Grant proposal from InkPeople to the James Irvine Foundation

Proposal to James Irvine Foundation from Ink People Center for the Arts for the Media and Arts Resource Zone (MARZ) project, an arts and media after-school program, that works with youth to develop leadership and job skills, to improve self-esteem, and deepen community connections by focusing on the core... (continued)

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CharityChannel

A resource that connects nonprofit colleagues around the world. Its Purpose: A place where nonprofit professionals can learn from each other, share information and work together to advance the cause of philanthropy. Charity Channel hosts over 200 public and private email-based discussion lists, all dedicated to topics relevant to... (continued)

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GrantCraft

Grant Craft is designed to offer practical wisdom from grant makers on the tools and techniques of effective grant making. This site offers guides, videos, and case studies that present the practitioner's view of philanthropy, on subjects like: practice and methods that make grants more effective; relations between grantees and grantors; and how to... (continued)

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Regional Associations of Grantmakers - GivingForum

The Giving Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers is a national network of local leaders and organizations across the United States that support effective charitable giving. The Forum’s network focuses on the philanthropy of the city, state, and multi-state areas of the U.S. and encompasses 30 regional... (continued)

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The Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC)

A membership association comprised of academic centers or programs at accredited colleges and universities that focus on the study of nonprofit organizations, voluntarism and/or philanthropy. Established in 1991, NACC is the first group entirely dedicated to the promotion and networking of centers that provide... (continued)

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Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group

The Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group (AGAG) is a membership network of foundations that are currently funding in Africa or are interested in funding in Africa. AGAG was established as a forum for foundations to exchange information and work together in an effort to amplify current foundation funding and promote increased... (continued)

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Program Related Investing

This book provides information on using program related investments, PRI, as an alternative way to fund grantees. Case studies and recommendations are also provided.

This book provides information on using program related investments, PRI, as an alternative way to fund grantees. Case studies and recommendations are also provided.

http://www.grantcraft.org/?pageid=1294

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Recent Legislation in Several States May Offer Opportunities for Investors to Partner with Tax-Exempt Private Foundations

Several states recently have created a new type of investment entity—a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company (or "L3C")—that may open the door to co-investments by tax-exempt private foundations and for-profit... (continued)

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Free Grantseeker's Checklist

Compiled by CD Publications' senior editors, the Grantseeker's Checklist provides 30 key checkpoints to help you submit a strong grant application. CD Publications has been guiding clients through the maze of public and private funding for over 50 years, and this brief "safety check" reflects the company's experience in the field.

http://www.cdpublications.com/index.php?mod=samples

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Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program (online!)

Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program - February 2 - March 12, 2015

MENTION 4GOOD FOR $50 OFF!

Join me this fall for the Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program, a unique opportunity to develop or refresh your grantwriting skills. We'll cover a wide... (continued)

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How much is your grant process stealing from your grantees?

Your Grant Application process can rob much of the value of grant.

At Good Done Great, we created this tool to help foundations assess how efficient (or “streamlined”) their application process is from end to end. Once you plug in the numbers, you will be able to clearly see how much of your money... (continued)

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Social Media and Grantwriting: How to Find and Mine Gems of Information

See my blog at http://adeptdivaconsulting.blogspot.com/ for more details.

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Proposal to the Rose Hills Foundation from Shoes That Fit

Proposal to Rose Hills Foundation from Shoes That Fit to fund Back-to-School and Holiday Shoes and Clothing Project, in which 25,000 local schoolchildren in need will be given new items so so that they could attend school in comfort and with dignity.

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Grant Proposal to Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation from Ink People

A vocational media and leadership skills development program focusing on storytelling, digital media, and community change, the project will integrate visual and performing arts, media production, exploratory writing and current events discussion groups into workshops and youth designed action... (continued)

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Small Foundations: How to Invest in Microfinance (Paper) (PDF) and Presentation (PDF)

Small Foundations: How to Invest in Microfinance (Paper) (PDF) and Presentation (PDF) - This analysis aims to assist small foundations in making decisions for sustainable microfinance investment.

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Municipal Revolving Loan Funds

Municipal Revolving Loan Funds (PDF) - This document outlines Social Enterprise Associate's findings from informal field research on behavior and qualities of Municipal Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs).

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Budgeting and Fiscal Accountability

The PowerPoint session, "Budgeting and Fiscal Accountability" provides information on budget preparations and performance evaluation, particularly geared towards hospital foundations.

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Saucony Run for Good Foundation

The foundation is committed to improving the lives of children by helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. It funds nonprofit community organizations that initiate and support running and fitness programs for kids. Program participants must be 18 years of age or younger. Priority will be given to programs that serve youth... (continued)

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Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation supports hands-on environmental project for youth worldwide. The Foundation is interested in funding innovative programs that empower children and youth to work towards solving environmental problems in their neighborhoods and communities. All funded projects must involve young... (continued)

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