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.
Even with the best intentions, sometimes foundations take actions that are counter to the outcome they – and their grantees – hope to achieve.
Large grants from the largest foundations seems like the answer to your prayers, right? Not quite, I say—as do The Fundraising Mythbusters.
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.
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.
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.