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9 Things to Look for When Evaluating a Grant Proposal

Connection Cafe

Ensuring that your foundation makes impactful grants to the right nonprofit partners starts with a thorough proposal evaluation.

Money for your nonprofit: Writing a grant proposal

ASU Lodestar Center

Consequently, nonprofit professionals should be well versed in crafting and compiling well-written grant proposals. Executive summary.

3 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Tech Grant Proposal


Proposals stood out when they stated the problem and solution clearly using economical language and bullets. Want to write better grants?

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

ASU Lodestar Center

you are proposing is effective in solving the problem? Read Alex Gomory's " Money for your nonprofit: Writing a grant proposal.". cause!

So you want to submit an NTC proposal?


We want to make sure we receive conference session proposals from the widest possible audience. Please join us Thursday, June 12 at 11am PST / 2pm EST for the free webinar: So you want to submit an NTC proposal? The 2015 NTC will take place in Austin, Texas on March 4-6. Feeling shy? New to speaking? 15NTC Community NTC

Vote on the 2012 NTC Session Proposals Through September 23


Voting on the more than 450 session proposals we've received will remain open through September 23rd. Proposals are assigned levels of "Novice", "Apprentice", and "Journey-Level", in ascending order of presumed sophistication. It's time for you to help us shape the agenda for the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference !

Do Your Homework First, Write Second—Examples of Successfully Funded Grant Proposals

NonProfit Hub

But I’m not going to be there pumping you up as you try to write your first grant proposal. (I Have you written a successful grant proposal?

Data protection proposals 'potentially catastrophic' for fundraising

AFP Blog

Data protection proposals ''potentially catastrophic'' for fundraising : EU data protection proposals could have a “potentially catastrophic” impact on charity fundraising, delegates at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention heard yesterday.

Brave New Frontier: The Tweeted Proposal | Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

Brave New Frontier: The Tweeted Proposal | Nonprofit Quarterly : "The Deluxe Corporation Foundation is replacing the tedious nature of grant writing with the ‘Short & Tweet’ campaign in which nonprofits can state their case in a mere 140 characters. via Blog this

How to Draft an Effective Nonprofit Proposal

ASU Lodestar Center

This means every proposal or appeal you write has a lot of competition. The good part is, there are a few things you can do to make sure your proposal stands out from the pack. Before you even start your proposal, do some research on the potential investor. But, truth be told, all good proposals will do the same.

European fundraising associations to lobby MEPs over EU data protection proposals

AFP Blog

European fundraising associations to lobby MEPs over EU data protection proposals : "The Institute of Fundraising has met with fundraising associations across Europe to discuss how to lobby against proposed EU data protection legislation that could damage fundraising.

Lame spams of the day: Proposal Attached

Robert Weiner

Subject: Proposal Attached. Text: Attached is the requested proposal. A bunch of these have accumulated in my spam folder. No logo, no formatting, no attempt to look like they come from a business I'd be familiar with. They look like they actually came from so maybe they're merely annoying rather than malicious.

TechSoup Grant Series: Write the Winning Grant Proposal

Tech Soup Blog

This week in our TechSoup Grant Series: One Hour a Week to Success , we are ready to focus on writing a successful grant proposal. If you use your organization's strategic plan as a foundation and have a fully developed grant project, this stage of the process should progress smoothly. read more.

Slashdot | Bloggers Propose Code of Conduct

AFP Blog

Global s Seeks Micro Grant Proposals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's David Sasaki from Global s. We had the pleasure of meeting in London at the Global s Summit in 2005. The complete information is here.

How Fundraisers & Grant Managers Can Collaborate to Achieve Stronger Results

Connection Cafe

The grants manager, on the other hand, can learn insight about the applicant organization that may not be as clear in their written proposal.

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Reply Comments on the Proposed Treaty for Access to Copyrighted Works

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Many of the comments critical of the proposed treaty come from parties that object in principle to copyright exceptions, rather than having a direct stake in the issue at hand. We filed the following comments to the Copyright Office's request for comments on issues about access for people with print disabilities. And access doesn’t happen.

Rising Voices Seeks Micro-Grant Proposals for Blog Outreach

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Friday Deadline: SXSW Interactive Panel Proposals + Scholarships


Panel proposals: The legendary SXSW PanelPicker is open! Propose a panel or workshop that focuses on creativity and innovation – and note that the SXSW organizers take diversity seriously. And they''re eager to include the NTEN community! But hurry: the deadline for both of these opportunities is this coming Friday.

Net Neutrality Update: The Google/Verizon Proposal


On August 4, the New York Times broke the bombshell that Verizon and Google were meeting about net neutrality to broker their own proposal.

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

Connection Cafe

The matrix can be applied to requests for proposals and grant application guidelines. Proposed project in short, narrative format.

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Free Webinar: So You Want to Submit an NTC Proposal?


Many of you have asked us, "Do I need to attend the upcoming, So You Want to Submit an NTC Proposal? Interested parties are not required to attend in order to submit a proposal. Register today for this free webinar on Thursday, June 12: So You Want to Submit an NTC Proposal? webinar in order to submit?" The answer: no.

Webinar Recap: So you want to submit an NTC proposal?


15NTC proposals are due Sunday, June 22! In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the recent webinar, So you want to submit an NTC proposal? Why should you submit a breakout session proposal? Don''t miss out! Check out sites like You are Allowed to Apply and We Are All Awesome. We want you to apply! 15NTC Community NTC

6 Tips for Better Grant Management

Connection Cafe

Most grant proposals require a budget. But it doesn’t have to be. Put your mission first. This should be a pretty easy question to answer.

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The 10NTC Session Proposals as a Wordle


So, I made one. Click here to see it. Yes, I'm as surprised as Gregory that "twitter" isn't one of the most common terms. > Vote now!

What I Learned From Grantmakers About Funding Technology


Your Proposal Shouldn’t Be About Technology. A successful proposal doesn’t lead with technology. It seems obvious, right? Fundraising

From boring to brilliant: Using data for maximum impact

ASU Lodestar Center

This is part two of Carolyn Owen''s series on gathering and using data for grant proposals. the intervention you are proposing. Older.

Sharing Foundation Nominated For Omidyar Network Collaborative Funding Proposal

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Read the proposal 4. You can read about how it all is working here. The Sharing Foundation was nominated by the Snapdragon Team.

Foundations and Nonprofits: What Does it Mean to “Speak the Same Language”?

Connection Cafe

At bbcon 2015, some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions. Or an indicator. Or a milestone.

Actigiving—The Next Phase in the Evolution of Episodic Giving

Connection Cafe

After proposed federal budget cuts, Meals on Wheels also experienced a surge in public donations. Goodbye, slacktivism. Hello, actigiving.

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It's Time: Submit Your 11NTC Session Proposals Through August 27th


The 11NTC session proposal submission process is now open! > Submit your 11NTC Session Proposal Ideas.

Time to Submit a Workshop to the Nonprofit Technology Conference


It's that time of year again when the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) puts out their call for workshop proposals. Good news!

Unlock the Door to the Right Funders with a Powerful Grant Strategy| Part 2

Connection Cafe

Should the proposal be written for reviewers with technical or non-technical backgrounds? You need to fund a project. Determine Questions.

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Free Non-profit Webinar Round-up for November

Wild Apricot Blog

Topics include mobile marketing; press releases; email marketing; multi-channel fundraising; volunteer job descriptions; grant proposals and much more. This month we've found 22 free non-profit webinars. Fundraising webinar Non-profit social media

Vote Now on the 2010 NTC Session Proposals


Voting is now open for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference session proposals! > > Vote Now! Questions? Consult the voting FAQ !


A 3 Step Guide to Attracting Corporate Donors Using Social Media


Then translate that information into proposals that will generate meetings and open doors to negotiations. while others struggled. Guess what?

The Pros and Cons of an RFP for Non-Profit Organizations

Byte Technology

Likewise if the contract has a considerable payout, don’t be afraid to ask for a large and highly detailed proposal. The RFP process takes time.

Help Design the Greater Good Track at 2012 SXSW Interactive

Amy Sample Ward

Explore the Proposals for SXSW Interactive ». Voting is with a “thumbs up&# or “thumbs down&# on the proposals. You can pick a up or down vote from the browsing view or from a specific proposal’s page. events proposal sxsw sxswi voteSign Up / Sign In. “First, create a PanelPicker account.

NetCentric Advocacy: Modest Proposal to Organizers: Four Steps to Start

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Value of Rapid Response in the Youtube World | Main | Modeling self organization of communication and topology in social networks » March 16, 2007 Modest Proposal to Organizers: Four Steps to Start Conservative advise from ONENW. OneNW does great work.

In Defense of Community Managers

Amy Sample Ward

I’m excited to see the proposal gain momentum and hopefully move to implementation soon! Have you ever heard the phrase “herding cats&# used for our work? There are definitely times when community building and even campaigning or organizing feels just like that! Background. In Defense of Community Managers. What do you think?