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6 Tips for Better Grant Management

Connection Cafe

When it comes to getting—and managing—grants, common pitfalls can be avoided with the proper tools and policies in place. Audits. Printing.

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Welcome to the New Age of Accountability in Grant Management

Connection Cafe

The grant world has changed. The The new federal regulations add layers of additional accountability and complexity for grant recipients.

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Survival in the New Age of Grant Management

Connection Cafe

This post is part 2 of our New Age of Grant Management series. No longer is grant funding free money with very few strings attached.

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How Fundraisers & Grant Managers Can Collaborate to Achieve Stronger Results

Connection Cafe

As a former grant manager who works on a daily basis with grant-makers, the complex, creative, diverse world of fundraising has been incredible to me.

Unlock the Door to the Right Funders with a Powerful Grant Strategy| Part 1

Connection Cafe

This blog is the first in a three part series that will focus on the tools you need in order to build a comprehensive grants seeking program.

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The Anatomy of a Great Grant Application

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to writing a gonna-get-the-gold grant application, it’s all about body language. Featured Grant WritingAnd open your heart!

Grant Writing 101: Your GPS to Success

Connection Cafe

Master this and you, too, can be a grant writing phenom.  Have other grant writing tips?  Here’s my primer: 1. Seek Share them! 

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4 Grant Writing Tips to Bolster Relationships with Foundations

NonProfit Hub

Grant writing is a time-consuming process. It can also be nerve-wracking if you’re inexperienced or working on a particularly important grant. Jeff Kutash, the executive director of the Peter Kiewit Foundation in Omaha, Neb, deals with grants on a daily basis. Featured Fundraising Grant WritingDon’t Get Trapped.

3 Key Changes in Single Audit for Grant Managers

Connection Cafe

The bar has been raised for grant recipients receiving federal awards.  Change #1: Risk Assessments Increasingly Rely on Audit Results.

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How to Overcome the 4 Roadblocks Facing Your Grant Strategy

Connection Cafe

Meeting the requirements can generate significant challenges and increased administrative burdens , but is essential for future grant consideration.

5 Tips for Grant-Gazing|How to Determine Whether It’s a Star or a Black Hole

Connection Cafe

Maybe you’ve experienced this scenario before: A well-intentioned member of your organization hears about an ‘amazing grant’ that could fund a new project. In a torrent of excitement, the staff member charges off at the chance to enhance their grant revenue. Does this grant & project fit within the long term strategic plan?

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Grant writer as chief collaborative officer

ASU Lodestar Center

Andrew Schwartzberg , Director of Grants. And all too often the staff grant writer will take this on because that was the initial expectation.

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Friends Don't Let Friends Use Excel to Manage Grants

Tech Soup Blog

Most nonprofits rely on grant funding to support their programs and services. That's where online grants management software comes in.

Money for your nonprofit: Writing a grant proposal

ASU Lodestar Center

While most nonprofits find funding from a variety of sources, one of the staples of charitable support comes in the form of grants. Get another!

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Starting Your Nonprofit Grant Application Story the Right Way

NonProfit Hub

The start of the grant process is similar to writing this article. Grants are out there just waiting for you.) Or perhaps a nice little simile.

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Report: Rural-Based Organizations Receive Fewer Grants than Urban NPOs

NonProfit Hub

What the city slickers do get is grants—and they get them at a much higher rate than rural folks. Featured Grant Writingin 2010.

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How Much Is That Grant Really Worth?

Tech Soup Blog

Not all grants are created equal, and some aren't even worth pursuing. Fundamentally, it is: Grant Amount - Total Grant Cost = Net Grant.

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Happy Grant Professionals Week—Our Top 5 Grant Writing Articles

NonProfit Hub

Dear Grant Professionals, We salute you. Without grants, many organizations probably wouldn’t have the funds to succeed.

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How to Prepare Your Back Office for Successful Grant Tracking

Connection Cafe

Grants are an excellent and often heavily relied upon funding source for nonprofit organizations.  This is a guest post from Carey Carleson.

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How Every Nonprofit and Charity Can Use Google Adwords Grants

Wild Apricot Blog

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The One Secret to Winning Foundation Grants

NonProfit Hub

This isn’t meant to say that writing foundation grant proposals doesn’t require thought, persuasive writing skills and attention to detail.

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Finding Your Perfect Love: Grant Writing Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

Grant writing is a lot like dating in college (I’m speaking from experience here). Non-Profit Guide’s Grant Writing Tools for NPOs.

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Is Your Nonprofit using Google’s Free AdWords Grant?

BoardAssist

As a part of Google Grants, qualifying nonprofits can earn a free advertising budget of up to $10,000 each month to use on AdWords to help promote their website and cause. Is Your Nonprofit using Google’s Free AdWords Grant? The first step is sign up for Google Grants at www.google.com/nonprofits. adwords google grants

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Google and beyond: How to master search engine research for your grant proposal

ASU Lodestar Center

Carolyn Owens , Grant Writer & Partner. Carolyn Owens has 15 years of experience in grant writing and program development. posted by.

The Free 2016 Guide to Grants Management Is Now Available

Tech Soup Blog

So what is new in grants management systems? Online grant applications, tracking, and reporting have become standard practice.

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What Do Millennials, Shark Tank, and Grantmaking All Have In Common?

Connection Cafe

Every grant has an impact and foundations are interested in knowing what that is going to be. What do they all have in common?

Nonprofit Heads Up: Google Grant Renewals

SocialFish

If your association has a Google Grant for AdWords, be on the lookout for a renewal form. From the Trenches Implementation

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Heart & Soul Grant Competition

Wild Apricot Blog

If you can write an original 4-8 line poem that reflects your non-profit's mission, your organization may be eligible for a Heart & Soul Grant of $10,000 or $5,000 USD! Do you want to celebrate the heart and soul of your non-profit? The competition starts today - March 1 and ends March 28, 2011.( read more ).

3 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Tech Grant Proposal

Idealware

Want to write better grants? These details were crucial in winning my trust (and the grant). Try walking a mile in your funder's shoes.

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Using Data Effectively in Your Grants Strategy Development

Tech Soup Blog

utilize data to build cutting-edge grant requests. If you aren't using real-world benchmarks in your grant applications, your organization will have a more difficult time positioning itself among other similar organizations. How Data Can Improve Your Grantseeking. We want you to be able to. This Is the Data You're Looking For.

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The Year-End Survival Guide for Community Foundations

Connection Cafe

Be sure to include the deadlines for cash gifts, stock donations, and grant recommendations.  This is especially true for community foundations. 

5 Best Practices for Negotiating Funding for a Thriving Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Therefore, citing the Code of Federal Regulations won’t help here—these funders aren’t subject to the Uniform Grant Guidance. Ready to thrive?

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Celebrate International Grant Professionals Day

NonProfit Hub

They’re grant professionals, and today it’s all about showing them appreciation! Here are some of our favorite tips that are so easy to implement, you could do them today: Create and sign a proclamation among your chapter or in your community that declares March 18, 2016 International Grant Professionals Day. Featured Grant Writing

Heroes With A Heart Grant Rewards Nonprofit Volunteers!

John Haydon

What are the details of the “Heroes with a Heart” Grant? Build Community grantGood luck, Heroes!

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#GMN2016 Annual Conference| Observations from Day 1

Connection Cafe

Dr. Young went on to say that grants management has evolved into a more strategic role that has a big impact on the entire organization.

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Six Ways to Supercharge Your Google Grants Account

NTEN

Even if you're bidding the maximum $1 price per click in your Google Grants account, odds are you aren't spending anywhere near the maximum. So you're excited that you've been approved for Google Grants : $10,000 a month of free ads! adwords Google Grants nptech nten Strategy Communications IT StaffDennis Yu.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Beginner’s Guide to Google Ad Grants

SocialFish

The post [Cool Infographic Friday] Beginner’s Guide to Google Ad Grants appeared first on SocialFish. Thank you Kate Miller for the share!

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How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

Our focus was on: Dollars granted. Number of grants. What is different for those people that our grants support?”

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Word Clouds and Grant Applications

Wild Apricot Blog

Can word clouds help you create more effective grant applications? Focusing on the words that appear more frequently in grant requirements, might help your application get noticed.( read more ). forum Non-profit technology

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What I Learned From Adam Grant About Givers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body ” featuring author Adam Grant, “ Give and Take.” Reduce the costs.

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