Welcome to Part 3 of the 3-part series: Everything You Need to Know about Key Informant Interviews. Be sure to check out 6 Tips for Planning Successful Key Informant Interviews and How to Conduct a Successful Key Informant Interview before you read this post. By this point, you have planned and conducted your key informant […]
Welcome to Part 2 of the 3-part series: Everything You Need to Know about Key Informant Interviews. Our last post discussed how to plan a key informant interview. If you haven’t read Part 1, you can check it out here: 5 Tips for Planning Successful Key Informant Interviews. Now that we know the steps in […]
Key informant interviews are one-on-one assessments that allow you to gain insight about specific community problems from key leaders and stakeholders. As with most assessments, it is important to identify and organize your plan of action before you get started. What community issue(s) will you address? Which partners and community members will be interviewed and […]
A grant report is a formal way for you to update your funders on what you’ve accomplished with their grant money. Many funders have specific reporting requirements or general guidelines, but some funders have no requirements or guidelines at all. While the latter may initially sound like a dream come true, it can be difficult […]
It seems we talk a lot about how to write grants in the non-profit world. But how often do you see information on what to do after you win a grant? It seems not much! This is unfortunate because what you do after the grant is awarded (called grant management) plays a huge role in […]
In a previous post, I talked about three techniques to build fundraising capacity in your nonprofit organization. One of the three techniques I discussed was creating a culture of fundraising. Creating a culture of fundraising is something I hear a lot of successful fundraisers talk about and is something that’s super important to me. WHAT […]
It’s already noon and you haven’t even responded to all the emails that came in yesterday. Your lunch appointment with a donor is in half an hour, and your afternoon after that becomes a blur in your head as you realize the rest of your day is back-to-back appointments. Somewhere in your memory you have […]
I get a lot of calls and emails from organizations that want to apply for grants. As soon as I start chatting with these organizations, I begin to informally assess their grant readiness. This helps me quickly determine: 1) if the organization would benefit from grant writing services and 2) which services would be the […]
Why do people choose to volunteer? Some volunteers may be looking to gain additional experience, while others may want to support an issue they care about.
Public health professionals have a broad range of skills that can be used to help any organization address their community’s issues.