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How Your Latest Grant Application Can Help You Earn a GuideStar Seal of Transparency
In this on-demand webinar, you will receive step-by-step instructions on the process and important insights to consider as you update your own profile.
Using Conflict Resolution Strategies to Strengthen Grantseeking
When you encounter workplace conflict, do you react instinctively? Or do you take a minute to think through how to effectively respond? The art is knowing your own preferred approach to conflict.
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From Suspect to Prospect to Funder: What info you really need to build an effective grants work plan
This on-demand webinar breaks down key steps and tools in funder prospect research in a way you’ve never seen before.
Start with Why: Grant Writers are Great Storytellers
Grantwriting can be time-consuming and draining so how can grantwriters reframe their thinking to stay motivated?
More than a final report: New ideas for funder “stewardship”
Stewarding relationships with funders come with barriers that make it difficult to cultivate effective relationships. Follow these guidelines to develop a plan for funder stewardship.
The Art of Securing Local Business Support
Learn how to use current trends in corporate giving to your advantage at the local level, implement helpful guidelines when making the ‘ask’, and more, in this on-demand webinar.
A New Ally: Learning to Love Your Finance Team
Learn tips and tricks from two highly successful grant writers who learned the power of collaboration when you partner with your financial team, because who knows numbers better than finance?
Fighting Through a Federal Grant: Meeting and Beating the Challenges (Part 3)
Johna Rodgers talks about some specific complexities with writing a federal grant proposal including tons of tasks, limited time, content, and competitiveness.
I Survived an OIG Audit Cleanup and Lived to Tell the Tale
A personal account of cleaning up an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Audit and the lessons that were learned from the experience.
Understanding Federal Grants: Finding and Reading Federal Grant Proposals (Part 2)
In this second of our three-article series, we will try to get a better understanding of how a federal grant proposal differs from, say, a grant to the local community foundation.
Escape the Labyrinth with Mindful Mentoring: Part 3
In the third part of the "Mindful Mentoring" series, we’ll take a look at how to sustain a successful mentoring connection and also determine when, how, and why to dissolve the relationship.
Fundraised by Wolves? Grant Work Better Together
Together, grantmakers and grantseekers can work cooperatively to generate good ideas and change the world. Here are some key issues that both can address in different ways, but to the same end.
Program Development Insights: Learning to juggle machetes and other necessary evils
This practical, fast-paced session will help you carry your boss, co-workers, and clients successfully to and through the land of reliable program development.
Finding Federal Grants: The Money-Dress-Mall Analogy (Part 1)
A factor that applies to many (perhaps most) state and federal grants includes how and where to look for money. In this first of three articles on federal funding, we will consider the money itself.
Successful Onboarding: The most important step to building your team
One of the most impactful components of a team member’s successful onboarding comes days, months, or even years before the employee steps through your doors.
4 Insights to Managing Hiccups in Your Fundraising Campaign
Most fundraising efforts are likely to encounter a few minor setbacks. Minimize their impact and avoid future upsets by taking these insights into account.
Moves Management in Grantseeking: How to maximize your grant fundraising with principles from individual giving
David Dunlop coined a framework to describe the steps a fundraiser takes to inspire engagement and charitable giving by donors: “moves management.” It is seldom applied to grantwriting–but should be.
2019 State of Grantseeking Report
The State of Grantseeking Report, published by GrantStation, serves as a valuable benchmark for organizations to review their grantseeking efforts, report on performance, and plan for the future.
5 Great Ways to Create a Culture of Excited Giving
Engage your supporters in both time-sensitive campaigns and year-round efforts by demonstrating the importance of their contributions to achieving your mission.
5 Tips to Creating a Robust Ecosystem of Online Giving
Don’t miss out on opportunities to increase online giving to your nonprofit! Follow these tips to engage donors and encourage contribution through your website.