Mastering the Needs Section of Your Grant Proposal

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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)

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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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Grant Writing PowerPoint Presentation

This is a PowerPoint presentation on the basics of grant writing. It includes basic information on how grant writing fits into the nonprofit business model and basics on proposal formatting.

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Grant Writing for Non-Profits

Follow the link below for the full article! Summary: A general overview of grant writing for nonprofits.

http://sumac.com/grant-writing-for-non-profits/

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9/18/13 Writing Wednesdays : Top Tips for Grantseeking (Part 2)

What should I know about the grantseeking process? How can I plan a great grant proposal? What are foundation and corporate funders really looking for? How can I find appropriate funders to approach? What about the budget?

These and many other questions regularly cross the minds of... (continued)

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Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program (online!)

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

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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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Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program (online!)

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The Fundraising Summit (free online!)

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I am honored to be part of The Fundraising Summit, a free online event between January 5 and 9, 2015!

Join me and an expected audience of 80,000 from around the world for 5 days of insight, instruction, and inspiration from over 40 of the world’s best speakers. Learn new ways to tackle your most pressing problems. Learn best practices... (continued)

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State of Texas Diabetes Education Grant

Request for grant funding from the state of Texas for Diabetes education in rural East Texas

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“Ask Dalya”: Using Stories in Grant Proposals (Part 1 of 2)

Q: What can you tell me about the key role of storytelling in proposals?

A: By sharing stories with funders, you will render your messages personalized, catchy, and relevant. Feature your various constituents: clients, volunteers, members, donors, staff, board, and strategic partners. Slice-of-life word... (continued)

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Sample Grant Proposal Format

This is a sample of the information you will need to collect for a funding proposal. Always go by the specific funder’s requested format, but if they give little or no direction this is a good place to start.

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“Ask Dalya”: Using Stories in Grant Proposals (Part 2 of 2)

Q: Where in a grant proposal would you include a story?

A: You can improve your proposals by using stories whenever possible. A few good places include:

The problem/opportunity description
Definition of your community of clients
The evaluation section (see my upcoming webinar on this... [(continued)](/dalya-massachi/ask-dalya-using-stories-in-grant-proposals-part-2-of-2)

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Grantwriter as Strategic Leader: Your Crucial Role

Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

As a grant professional, you are perfectly positioned to help your organization plan strategically for its grantseeking future. You are the knowledgeable guide who can lead executive and program staff to design work that is attractive to grantmakers. In this webinar, we will discuss ways to “rally the troops”... (continued)

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Grant writing toolkit - Needs statement

How to guide on writing a need statement for grant proposals.

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Grantwriting and Return on Investment: More Than You May Think

Does your nonprofit seek grants? If so, you’re like the vast majority of organizations in our sector. But how do you measure return on investment for grantwriting?

You may be tempted to think that it’s simply the amount of money you immediately bring in minus the time and money you spent to procure... (continued)

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NEW VIDEO: Top 6 Ways Grantwriters Are Strategic Leaders

A few months ago, the Grant Professionals Association’s Heart of America chapter invited me to be the plenary speaker at their regional conference in Kansas City, MO. I was honored and pleased to present to such a respected group!

I spoke about the Top 6 Ways Grantwriters Are Strategic Leaders (whether... (continued)

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Top 10 Traits of a Good Grantwriter

Do you want, or need, to up your game as a grantwriter? Maybe you’re thinking about entering the field? If you have strong writing skills (even if you were not an English major), ask yourself if you have the other characteristics it takes to shine!

  1. Content knowledge as a specialist or generalist in your field: Of course,... (continued)

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Better Together (?): Leveraging Collaborations to Get Grants

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

Grant funders love to support multiple-organization collaborations, which can achieve outcomes that no single organization can match. Sometimes, though, grant applicants are (understandably) less excited about collaboration, due to first-hand experience with unsuccessful or ineffective partnerships.

This... (continued)

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