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    Creating a grant calendar for year-long success

    December 10, 2019 | Lauren Ingold

    As a new year approaches, it’s essential to think about your development plan and how grants will impact your overall budget. Creating a strategic grant calendar that’s timely and resourceful can set your organization up for a successful fundraising year. Here are some tips that will set you up for a productive year: REVIEW YOUR […]

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    7 ways to reduce the stress of writing grants

    October 22, 2019 | Melissa Reams

    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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    24 signs that you’re grant ready

    April 30, 2019 | Melissa Reams

    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 if they’re grant ready. This helps me quickly determine: 1) if the organization would benefit from grant writing services and 2) which services would be […]

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