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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)?
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Nearly 20 years ago, we started offering integrated marketing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the country. But, it didn’t take long for our founder and CEO, Jay Wilkinson, to recognize that nonprofits could benefit greatly from our services. Having been active in the nonprofit community for most of his life, Jay made a steadfast commitment to help... (continued)
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As a grant professional, you should never have to worry about being unprepared for a grant proposal, grant report, or conversation with a grantmaker. In this webinar we will discuss the planning you’ll need to do to make sure you’re ready to take on the world. This session is designed to give... (continued)
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)
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)
Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Spreadsheets are valuable and affordable tools that are accessible to any grant proposal writer. Yet, some writers groan at the thought of using Excel or similar programs to work with numbers and other data.
If you are such a grant writer, this webinar will provide a concise introduction (or re-introduction!) to spreadsheets and how to... (continued)
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)
A how to guide to write a program plan for a grant proposal.
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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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This topic in the Library will help nonprofit leaders and staff learn to understand the various/varied elements of fundraising, to recognize the importance of the relationship between an organization and its potential donors, and to construct and implement a strong fundraising plan/program for their nonprofits.
This is a great How-to Guide for using Google Grants
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Online grant application systems can be a timesaver for all involved—or they can cause grantseekers and grantmakers hours of unnecessary frustration. Streamlining Online Grant Applications: A Review of Vendors evaluates seven different vendors, to help grantmakers identify the best systems to... (continued)
Many social enterprises focus on measuring the success of individual grants and nonprofit initiatives. This traditional approach to measuring results neglects the reality that no single organization alone can solve the scale of today's social challenges. This research highlights 20 social enterprises that... (continued)
GrantStation and PhilanTech, organizations that help grantseeking and grantmaking organizations, recently released the first The State of Grantseeking in the U.S. report, which surveyed over 800 respondents from volunteer-run grassroots organizations to large national nonprofits.
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PHILANTHROPY is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes... (continued)
A guide for grant makers and others who want to gain a better understanding of nonprofit financial statements. The guide discusses accounting principles, concepts behind the numbers, and methods & tools used to analyze financial statements.
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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.
A curated collection featuring some of the best grantwriting tools and events on 4Good.
- Grantwriter as Strategic Leader: Your Crucial Role by Dalya Massachi
- 3/5: (FREE) Writing Wednesdays: Importance of Graphic Design to Complement Your Writing by Dalya Massachi
- Writing Wednesday Recordings by Dalya Massachi
- 9/18/13 Writing Wednesdays : Top Tips for Grantseeking (Part 2) by Dalya Massachi
- Is Your Nonprofit Organization "Grant Ready"? by K. Weill Consulting Group, LLC
- Numbers and Narrative: How to Construct the Crucial Evaluation Piece of Grant Proposals and Reports by Dalya Massachi
- 25 Tips for Evaluating (And Writing) Successful Technology Grant Proposals by Jonathan Peizer
- The Art of Grant Writing by Jeannie Tidy
- Grantwriter's FastTrack Coaching Program (Feb. 11 - Mar. 13) by Dalya Massachi
- 6 Budget Related Questions to Answer BEFORE Pursuing a Grant. by GoodWORKSconnect Librarian
Matt Hugg writes marketing and fundraising material for nonprofits, including solicitation letters, web copy, brochures, planned giving material, grant proposals, case statements, fundraising plans and more. He has a masters in philanthropy and development and teaches graduate classes in fundraising, philanthropy and marketing at the University of Pennsylvania,... (continued)
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)
It's back! After a few months off, Writing Wednesdays has rebooted and transformed into a sleeker, more accessible nugget.
The monthly podcasts are now released one Wednesday each month. And at only 10-20 minutes long, they easily fit into a lunch break or commute.
Writing Wednesdays are... (continued)
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)