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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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

Sometimes, people tell me that they LOVE writing grants. They say it feels so good to put all that information down on paper, reminding them that they work for a great organization. But the writing is just the tail end of the process. The secret to my success as a grant writer is actually the […]

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Required research BEFORE you write grants

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Grant Finding

We’re a little over a week into processing and responding to the COVID-19 crisis. By now, you’ve probably worked through most of the logistics of keeping your staff and clients safe, canceled programs and events, and considered how you can best serve your community during these unprecedented times. You’ve also probably thought about (or stressed […]

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12 grant tasks to do during the COVID-19 crisis

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Grant Management

Have you ever had a grant application rejected? Find the “best fit” funders by asking yourself these 8 questions and start winning more grants.

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8 questions to ask yourself before you apply for a grant

Grant Finding

Where can you find grants?! There isn’t a simple answer but there are ways you can prepare yourself to conduct your best grant search yet!

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Six steps to (prepare to) find more grants

Grant Finding