Here you’ll find helpful articles and resources on getting ready for grants, finding the perfect grants, writing winning grants, and managing grants. 

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Most of us who have worked in the nonprofit world, and especially in the grant writing space, for any amount of time know the value of being able to write well. Every day we work on proposals, case statements, letters, and written pieces to pair with our proposals that help us to better showcase our […]

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Grants & websites: A marriage made in nonprofit heaven

Grant Readiness

Ahhhh, federal grants. Those 6- and 7-figure grant opportunities can make your heart race just thinking about all the things your organization can accomplish with that money. But before you rush into writing a federal grant (and definitely before you pay someone else to write it for you!), take the time to determine if the […]

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How to tell if a federal grant is a good fit

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Grant Readiness

Have you ever looked at a grant opportunity…and decided not to apply because the financial information requested seemed out of your league? Non-profits are businesses, in addition to being amazing organizations dedicated to sharing resources with people in need and creating positive change in our communities. But, simple appeals to noble hearts will not win […]

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Financial statements: Crucial tools for winning grants

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Grant Readiness

Positive media accounts of success stories at your non-profit do not just make you and your staff feel great. These coveted stories are validation to anyone that your non-profit is worth extra funding. Sometimes, busy non-profit leaders feel that generating puff pieces for the local media is not worth their time. Here’s why a few […]

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How positive media can help you win more grants

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Grant Readiness

Did you know that the average foundation grant takes about 20 hours to complete, beginning to end? Government grant applications can take as much as three months to fully prepare and submit. With all the work that goes into it, sometimes it might feel like the grant process is just not a good use of […]

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Repurpose your best grant prose

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Grant Writing