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How to Build a Winning Grants Team Part 3: Post & Off Season
Are you ready to ‘Go the distance’? After wrapping up Spring Training and having a successful Regular Season you’re more than ready to enter Post Season and eventually transition into the Off Season.
Understand your audiences by discovering your own Social Impact Culture Type
GUEST POST | Discovering your own Social Impact Personality Type will inspire you to focus on today’s social impact culture mindset. Dive in to gain an idea of your Social Impact Culture Type!
Data Traps: Breaking Free
Dealing with data leaving you overwhelmed? Here is our list of common data traps and how you can break free of them.
Simple Steps to Write an Executive Summary
A well-written executive summary can arguably be the most important element of the proposal. Check out these simple steps to creating an executive summary that is clear, concise, and persuasive.
Project Management & Grants Going Beyond the Checklists
Are you overwhelmed with different workstreams and feel that you could be more effective in how you work? Project management is a term thrown around, but what does it really mean?
Q&A on Data: Real Advice, Real Grantmakers
Tracking and using data can be overwhelming. Dive into what Grantmakers & Grantseekers are doing to deal with their data.
On Philanthropy: What's Changed?
While the pressures of change may continue to present challenges, if we have learned anything, it is that knowledge, information and working toward shared goals can help.
Q&A: Tracking Impacts and Outcomes
Real-world #PhilanthropyExperience from your peers. What do impacts and outcomes mean to you? What has been your most successful way(s) to measure the impact of your grantmaking?
The Philanthropy Experience
A year ago we hatched an idea. Could we gather our community of grantmakers and grantseekers to leverage their collective experience, knowledge, and advice? We surveyed our community and…
Scholarship Planning: What worked, what didn’t, and how to move forward.
Action is where the change happens. A well thought out action is what makes the next cycle smoother. Consider the following solutions to alleviate pain points...
Funding and Evaluation Infographic
Understanding roles can help you hone in on which "measuring stick" you need to use in order to better track funding outcomes.
Re-imagine Your Grant Proposals
Learn to re-imagine how you present basic documents such as your budget, organizational description, and board and staff bios so they add significant credibility to your request.
Project Management Is About People, Not Projects
I bet that your daily workload encompasses far more tasks than what is listed in your job description. How do we do everything, and do it well?
Productivity and Balance: Tips from Foundant
Work life balance is, well, a balancing act. Here are a few ways we, at Foundant keep ourselves feeling energized and productive during the day, both inside and outside of the office!
Fraud Prevention: Focus on What's in Your Control
Fraud is a buzzword no one particularly enjoys talking about. The word itself carries a negative connotation for all the obvious reasons and many organizations completely avoid the subject.
Should I Hire A Grant Writing Consultant?
|GUEST POST| Many nonprofits look to an outside grant writing consultant to help them pursue funding from government entities and foundations.
Building the “Total Value” Proposal Budget: A step-by-step framework for thinking differently about what it takes to do the work we do.
An A+ proposal budget provides an honest, complete, and clear picture of the total value of everything it takes to do our work successfully.
Entry Points to Philanthropy
Engagement in philanthropy contributes to 22-40 developmental assets®. How are you engaging the next generations? Learn about these benefits and different entry points and models for engagement.
Pitfalls in Grantmaking
|GUEST POST| It’s difficult to navigate all the grantmaking Do’s and Don’ts when trying to balance budgets, grantee relationships, & grant cycles. Take a tip from your peers and avoid these pitfalls
Soliciting Grantee Feedback: A Benefit to Both Sides