Busting the Top 10 Grant Writing Myths

Busting the Top 10 Grant Writing Myths

Presented by Teresa Huff

January 4th | 2:00-3:00 PM CT

As a nonprofit leader or a grant writer, you may hear things like, “Why don’t you write a grant for that?” or, “We’ve applied for grants, but nobody wants to give us any money.” Everyone seems to be winning grants except you. That leaves you feeling lost in the woods wondering, “If there’s so much grant money out there, why are we struggling to get any? What are we doing wrong?”


Hang on a sec…Before you dive into nonprofit grant writing, we need to talk about what a grant is NOT and what the grant writing myths are.  All too often, nonprofits base their grant writing attempts on the many misconceptions out there. That can end up doing more harm than good for their cause. We’ll answer the question: What are the top 10 grant-writing myths?


In this interactive session, we’ll go through 10 common myths about grants and the facts you should know instead. You’ll be able to recognize and avoid these pitfalls and better prepare your nonprofit for the grant writing process. With a solid foundation in place, you can refocus your efforts more effectively to increase your chances of grant writing success.


In this upcoming session, we will be covering:

– How to recognize 10 common misconceptions about grants

– Learn the facts to counter each myth

– Walk away with the tools and confidence to explain grant writing best practices accurately to others


Want to start learning right away? Check out our related resources:

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About the Presenter

Teresa Huff is host of the Grant Writing Simplified Podcast, TEDx speaker, and the go-to expert in nonprofit strategy. She’s helped nonprofits triple their funding and maximize their impact. After winning over $7 million for schools and nonprofits, she now teaches nonprofits the strategies they need to develop millions in sustainable funding.

Teresa uses her Master’s in Education and over 20 years of experience in writing, special education, and business to help nonprofit leaders take their skills to the next level. She mentors grant writers and nonprofit leaders through her interactive programs, online courses, and strategy sessions.

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