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Not Sure Where to Look For Grants? Here are 3 Resources to Get You Started

If your arts nonprofit organization hasn’t written or received many grants in the past, then you may now be wondering how in the heck people even track down grant opportunities. Especially if the grants you have encountered fell in your lap because of someone you knew or another organization you may have partnered with.  …

Grant Writing 101: Your Complete Beginning-to-End Guide to the Grant Writing Process (including all my best tips & hacks)

Buckle up, folks. This is going to be a longer blog post than I normally write. But it’s going to be absolutely packed with my best tips, strategies, and hacks for finding, writing, and editing grant proposals that get funded. If you’ve ever wanted a start-to-finish rundown of the grants process, this is it. Plus…

GrantMasters Series, Installment #6: 5 Signs You Need To Hire a Grants Pro and Why It’s Probably Cheaper than DIY’ing it.

This is the last installment of the GrantMasters Series… and I hope you’ve gotten some enjoyment and some good ideas and resources out of it. If you’re just joining us for this blog post, you aren’t too late. Make sure you go back and check out the previous GrantMasters Blog Posts, many of which had…

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GrantMasters Series, Installment #5: Good Grant Writers Don’t Just Rely on Grants

Have you noticed the theme of the GrantMasters posts yet? If you’ve been following along with the other posts in the GrantMasters series, you’re probably starting to see a general theme emerge: that there is so much more that goes into getting a grant than just writing a proposal. Behind the scenes you really have…

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GrantMasters Series, Installment #2: Why board engagement matters

Welcome back to the second installment of the GrantMasters Series: Why board engagement matters In this blog we explore how having a hands-on board contributes to being grant-ready and competitive for grant dollars. I cannot stress the importance of board engagement enough. A 2012 study by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative entitled Engaging Board Members in Fundraising…

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GrantMasters Series, Installment #1: The Power of Organization

Welcome to the new GrantMasters Series! I’m kicking off a new blog series here this week called ‘GrantMasters’. I’ll be going over some basic lessons that every nonprofit organization and grant writer can benefit from and sharing some great tips you can implement right now. Although many of these items seem pretty elementary, they absolutely…