You need to deliver on your mission... and keep delivering, over and over. You need to operate at an affordable, sustainable cost. If you can save, you can re-invest, and if you can generate more, you can accomplish more. It's more than possible through "creative integration" - understanding how the elements of your organization interact, and optimizing them for... (continued)
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In December 2013, the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued comprehensive grant reform rules titled “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” The new requirements consolidate what was previously in eight separate OMB... (continued)
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The needs section is the most important section of a grant proposal. If the need for your project is unclear, reviewers will be frustrated and your efforts (at both fundraising and implementation) are likely to fail.
This webinar, led by a grant writer with more than 20 years of experience, takes an... (continued)
This grant proposal from the Ink People to California Arts Council is for a project to enrich classroom curriculum, promote multi-cultural tolerance, support opportunities for community involvement, connect each student’s learning to a deeper understanding of themselves, and develop their sense of what they like... (continued)
Social Venture Partners, one of the organizations that applied, but did not win any money, from the first round of competition for the Social Innovation Fund, has made available a copy of its proposal.
Since its founding, OMB Watch has expanded its focus to address the substantive issues the organization originally began tracking in the course of monitoring OMB:
Federal budget, taxation, and government performance;
Information and access;
Nonprofit speech and advocacy rights; and
This grant proposal from the FSA of Western Riverside County to the County of Riverside CDBG Program is for continued funding for the Mead Valley Community Center, a vital one-stop-shop where community members access health education, medical screenings, youth and senior programs,... (continued)
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance contains information about financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government, The Catalog assists users in identifying programs that meet specific objectives of the potential applicant, and to obtain general information on Federal assistance programs.
Grant Proposal to the NEA from the Hmong Community of the Northcoast, The Ink People Center for the Arts
This special report provides context and documentation about the effect upcoming federal budget cuts will have on nonprofits all over America, while dispelling myths about charitable giving.
Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Grants.gov is THE single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. The US Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an... (continued)
This site details problems and offers solutions to fix the current system of how state, local, and the federal government contracts with nonprofits to provide services in our communities, and how the overly complex procedures, as well as lack of timely payments to nonprofits, and failure to cover the full cost of services... (continued)
Follow the link below for the full article! Summary: The Canadian government is changing how it funds non-profits. In this article we look at how these changes could affect non-profits and what you can do to ensure the impact is minimal.
A collection of grant applications for successful programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, by year. Includes applications from a wide variety of nonprofits and municipalities.
There is a reason the federal government is mandating a needs assessment as part of many of the grants they administer. Efficient and impactful organizations focus their efforts on meeting the needs of the populations they serve. Their programs and services are modified based on an assessment of their... (continued)
Fed Government - Arts Proposal to NEA Access to Artistic Excellence Project from the Ink People to continue our work to improve and enhance local arts and cultural groups’ ability to realize their artistic and public benefit goals through training and individualized technical assistance and to enrich the cultural fabric of... (continued)
The National Council of Nonprofits and the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy have developed this national survey and research documenting problems experienced by nonprofit human service providers under contract with governments at all levels. This portal is devoted to sharing the results, promoting further research,... (continued)
Examples of grant applications funded by the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
This grant proposal from the Little Tokyo Service Center to US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families is for support to provide a suite of critically needed supportive services that help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency,... (continued)
Funder: Fed Government - Department of Health and Human Services Submitted by: Family Service Association of Western Riverside County (FSA) Project Summary: To fund a new program entitled – “No HIV for Me” that will provide realistic, gender-specific prevention education services focused on the... (continued)
This is an example of a government proposal to the City of Los Angeles from the Little Tokyo Service Center to fund their Neighborhood Action Program: a suite of critically needed supportive services that help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency, strengthen families, and make a positive... (continued)
Funder: Riverside County, California Submitted by: Family Service Association of Western Riverside County (FSA) Proposal Summary: to fund Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) services through a program called CARE (Community Assistance and Resources for the Elderly) to older adults in three communities of the East Valley... (continued)