Grant Writing

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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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Why You Should Stop Relying on Grants to Fund Your Nonprofit

If you’re thinking about starting a nonprofit and the plan is to use grants alone to get it funded—think again. So many first-timers think grants are the way to go as their main funding source.


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How Startup Nonprofits Can Get the Grant of Their Dreams

There are several ways to get the grant from creating a relationship with the granting organization you’re working with, here are our favorites.

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Grant Writing Best Practices: 5 Tips from 5 Experts

We asked five nonprofit leaders to dish out their secrets and grant writing best practices. Take these tidbits and watch the grant writing process take off.


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Where to Find Grants for your Nonprofit Organization

Finding grants for your nonprofit organization is a lot like shopping for a pair of jeans. They come in all shapes and sizes and can be hard to find a fit. But alas, we’re here to help.

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5 Times Foundations Cause More Problems Than They Solve

Even with the best intentions, sometimes foundations take actions that are counter to the outcome they – and their grantees – hope to achieve.


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How to Learn About a Potential Grant Funder

Let’s dig in to find out how you can get to know a potential grant funder or foundation in a similar way to how you learn about Brad Pitt.

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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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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.