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FREE resources for grant research

Is applying for a grant on your summer bucket list? If so, check out these FREE resources to help you get started!

Once you have a well-defined plan, grant research is often the first step in the grants process. 279 more words

Nonprofit Development

Start up nonprofit survival: without these three things your nonprofit will die

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the United States. As the number of nonprofit organizations continues to grow each year, competition for available funds – whether individual donors, business sponsors, or grants – has become fierce. 546 more words

Grants And Opportunities

Make it or break it mission statements: How to write a powerful nonprofit mission statement 

According to Google, a mission statement is “a formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual.” Every single grant application or proposal that I have ever encountered asks for your organization’s mission statement, most often as the very first question. 478 more words

Nonprofit Development

When grants are NOT the answer: straight talk on funding for start-up nonprofits

In a previous post, I wrote about that fact that you cannot rely on grant funding alone to support your nonprofit. In fact, grant funding should represent a relatively small percentage of your overall income. 434 more words

Grants And Opportunities

Kickoff Meeting + Mystery Seeds!

We had a great board kickoff meeting today! Four of us met this evening. It was cool to have three awesome supporters meet each other at last. 178 more words


What percentage of your nonprofit budget should be supported by grants?

What percentage of your nonprofit budget should be supported by grants? Unfortunately the answer is not as high as you likely thought it would be. According to the… 279 more words

Grants And Opportunities

Write better, right now

The importance of good writing cannot be underestimated. Does your writing stand out from the crowd? If not you may be missing out on countless opportunities to develop and cultivate your nonprofit. 279 more words

Nonprofit Development