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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Grant writing can be stressful! Between the looming deadlines, the neurotic details some funders want, and the constant fear of not having enough funds to pay your staff, grant writing can stress out even the calmest people in the office. While there’s no way to get rid of all the stress that comes with grant […]

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7 ways to reduce the stress of writing grants

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Grant Writing

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 […]

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How to analyze key informant interview data

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Grant Readiness

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’s 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 how? […]

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6 tips for planning successful key informant interviews

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Grant Readiness

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 plays a huge role in whether you’ll win […]

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Keep your funders happy: 5 simple steps to take after you win a grant

Grant Management

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 […]

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Building fundraising capacity is not impossible

Grant Readiness