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What data does my nonprofit need?

You have an eloquent proposal, an innovative program, and an established reputation, but public response has been lackluster, or you are coming up short in your grant requests. 318 more words

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Quick Start Guide to Grant Research

Ready to start looking for grants? Here is a quick start guide to grant research:

Step 1:

Collect all the basic information about your organization in one place (I like GoogleDocs). 204 more words

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How to Write a Grant Evaluation Plan in Three Simple Steps

Even if the prospective funder does not explicitly ask for one, you need an evaluation plan. Whether big or small, every project and every nonprofit organization needs to show that a clear plan exists to measure the effectiveness of its programs. 181 more words

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Grant Application Submission Checklist

Before you write a word, it is important to understand the items typically required as part of the grant application submission process. Use this simple checklist to start gathering the materials that will likely be requested. 142 more words

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Nonprofit Press Release Tips and Tricks

A press release is “an official statement issued to newspapers giving information on a particular matter” (Google). Through press releases, you have the opportunity to raise awareness of your nonprofit, communicate the value and impacts of your work, and build public trust. 233 more words

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How to write a vivid grant proposal

Stop using clichés in your writing!

You’ve been hearing it since elementary school, yet many of us still fall into the trap (cliché!) of using cliches in our writing. 228 more words

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990s: the secret weapon of grant research

What are 990s?

As a nonprofit, you are likely familiar with 990 forms. A 990 is a form filed to the IRS by a tax-exempt organization, typically on an annual and/or quarterly basis. 395 more words

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