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The Anatomy of a Great Grant Application

When it comes to writing a great grant application, it’s all about body language. Take it from the executive director of the Peter Kiewit foundation.

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Why You Don’t Need to Worry About the Largest Foundations in Your Region

Large grants from the largest foundations seems like the answer to your prayers, right? Not quite, I say—as do The Fundraising Mythbusters.


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4 Grant Writing Tips to Bolster Relationships with Foundations

Fostering relationships with foundations is a huge part of the grant writing process. Here are four ways to look at grants from the other side and bolster those relationships.

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Celebrate International Grant Professionals Day

March 14-18 is International Grant Professionals Week and today it culminates to International Grant Professionals Day (IGPD), a day dedicated to honoring the many hours that go into writing, making and seeking grant projects and proposals—a task that’s often done behind the scenes and not highlighted enough in the nonprofit sector.


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12 Quick Tips for Better Grant Writing

Grant writing is not for the faint of heart, but it can mean big bucks for the nonprofits who do it well.

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Starting Your Nonprofit Grant Application Story the Right Way

In the grant world, you face an expansive world to find foundations who will support you, but knowing how to navigate the seamlessly endless possibilities can make the application process a lot easier to manage.


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How to Use Google AdWords to Get Free Money

Thanks to Google Grants, qualifying nonprofits can use AdWords to help boost their public profile through a $10,000 a month grant to use on Google AdWords.

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Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2015

Before we close the door on 2015, let’s take a look back on some of our favorite articles our staff has written this year. During the past year, we’ve written articles about fundraising, how to start a nonprofit, the latest social media trends and much more.


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Report: Rural-Based Organizations Receive Fewer Grants than Urban NPOs

According to a report issued by the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, rural-based organizations received just 5.5 percent of the real value of domestic grants from 2005 to 2010.

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How to Take the Blind Date Out of Grant Writing

Grant writing is not an easy venture. Foundations and companies want to know all about your company and you want to put your best foot forward. However, it shouldn’t be a blind date. If you can work to make sure that your first contact with the grantor does not happen when they are reading your grant application, your chances of receiving a grant improve.