What is the best way to reconnect with a previous funder?
Recently, I accepted a position as a grant proposal writer for The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) www.cota.org. They do fundraising campaigns, obtain donations from individuals, and seek grants from foundations; that is now my job! I already sent many LOIs out to new potential grantors and have sent…
Administration or Operating Costs
Our Global Program hires local people to be our Ambassadors to help us run our social entrepreneurship programs world-wide. They are part manager, part teacher and mentor. Can someone tell me if this position would be considered administration in the grant writing process or can their compensation be considered operation…
Request for Proposals - Funding Available for Tribal Domestic Violence Survivor Programs
Courtesy post on behalf of The National Indigenous Women's Resources Center Request for Proposals - Funding Available to Programs Assisting Survivors The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center is requesting proposals from tribal/ native domestic violence and /or sexual violence programs in order to sub-grant funds…
Grants for compensations only
Has anyone written a grant just for Compensation? We are a start-up. The grant I want to apply for supports start-up costs. An Administrator is what we need most. Would it be wise to write a $20,000 grant proposal to go toward a position? Thank you
Grant Writing, The Right Way: Keys to Achieving a Higher Success Rate
A space to continue the conversation from our webinar about: Convey your impact with compelling and concise storytelling Write more effective proposals Conduct effective research to help you prepare and spot the best prospects Missed the live webinar? Watch the recording here!
Let's talk about federal grants!
I'm interested to hear from our community about federal grants. Is your organization competing for and winning federal grants? Or have you been unsure or unready to jump into the federal grants pool? For those who are competing for federal grants, what advice would you give about what makes federal grant seeking different…
Rewriting your grant proposal for 2021
Hi community! I am excited to lead the webinar next Tuesday, January 19 on a very timely topic: updating your grant proposal for 2021 to be successful at winning grants in the "new normal." With all that has changed, and 2020 behind us, you can't count on last year's narrative to win this year's grants. Grant funding is…
Arts & Culture Grant Trends for 2021
Hi everyone! I own a grant consulting firm that specializes in working with arts and culture nonprofits. I put together a blog post recently outlining the 4 key grant writing trends I see headed our way in 2021. I thought I'd post it here and see if we can get a discussion going on what YOU see ahead in 2021 as far as…
Share your favorite grant writing tips and tricks!
Let's create an epic list of tips! Share your tried and true advice here. Specific scenarios and examples are welcome!
Prospecting for Good-fit Funders
Hello Foundant Community I'll wager that many of you have your funder research approach nailed down and refined to laser precision. And I'll also bet that some of you are just getting that piece of the puzzle into place. Either way, this part of a grant professional's work is critical and continuous. It weighs heavily in…