Maryn Boess

Over her 25+ year career in the nonprofit world, Maryn has been an on-staff program developer and grant writer; an independent grants consultant; a grants project manager; a grants trainer; a grants reviewer, author, speaker, mentor and coach; and – yes – for the past 16 years, even a grantmaker. Grants Magic U, launched in fall 2015, is the “virtual academy” she created to make her extensive portfolio of practical and inspiring trainings on successful grantsmanship available (and affordable!) for anyone, anytime, anywhere.

  • Building a Total-Value Proposal Budget52:02

    Building a Total-Value Proposal Budget

    Watch to see how grantmakers evaluate your proposal budget, how to handle volunteer time, matching contributions, administrative/indirect costs, and other elements in your budget, and more!

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  • The Logic Behind the Logic Model1:54:19

    The Logic Behind the Logic Model

    This fast-paced session will give you the tools and concepts you need to build a solid Logic Model Process that not only supports successful grantseeking, but also the success of your program.

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  • Crafting Unbeatable Outcome Statements – with a Twist: A Fill-In-the-Blanks Model

    Crafting Unbeatable Outcome Statements – with a Twist: A Fill-In-the-Blanks Model

    One of the stickiest issues for folks at every level of expertise in the grants world is how to develop strong, solid, funder-friendly outcome statements.

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  • Put On Your Magic Grantmaker Goggles... and Let's Look at Proposal Budgets!

    Put On Your Magic Grantmaker Goggles... and Let's Look at Proposal Budgets!

    Ever wish you had x-ray vision into the mind of grant reviewers and grant decision-makers, so you could see your proposal the way they see it?

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  • Building the “Total Value” Proposal Budget1:18:31

    Building the “Total Value” Proposal Budget

    An A+ proposal budget provides an honest, complete, and clear picture of the total value of everything it takes to do our work successfully.

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  • "What Would Betsy Say?"

    "What Would Betsy Say?"

    Here’s a simple 3 part framework to help you get squarely inside the mind of the reviewers who are reading, rating, and making decisions about your grant proposal. It’s called the 12-12-12 Scenario.

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  • Power Writing for Grants and More!1:35:37

    Power Writing for Grants and More!

    In this value-packed on-demand webinar, you'll learn simple, powerful, and often overlooked techniques that will have you writing more clearly, quickly, and confidently - right away.

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  • Bullet Proof Budgets: Crafting a Winning Proposal Budget1:45:02

    Bullet Proof Budgets: Crafting a Winning Proposal Budget

    It’s important to paint an honest, clear, and complete picture to accurately communicate the total value of all the resources necessary to perform the proposed work.

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