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GWF 016: Reviewing Wins and Challenges

You are ready to review last year and get going on this year. But how do you do this without it turning into a griping session about all the failures or only celebrating the wins and dismissing any lessons to be learned?

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GWF 016: Reviewing Wins and Challenges

Grant Writing & Funding 015: Your Agenda for Strategic Planning 2018

Hello 2018! It’s a new year and you are ready and organized with all your quarters outlined, projects in place, and all fund-raising events set up, right?

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Grant Writing & Funding 015: Your Agenda for Strategic Planning 2018

Creating Credibility & Culture: Part VI Lead Generator for Nonprofits

Lead generators, oftentimes known as free opt-ins or email list builders, are essential for nonprofits.

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Creating Credibility & Culture: Part VI Lead Generator for Nonprofits

Creating Credibility & Culture: Part V Branding, Call to Action, Website Audit

Oh boy. That’s right. It’s time to address it. The big W. Your Website. This episode is a nonprofit’s crash course on different types of websites, how to communicate your brand, and what you should NOT do on your website.

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Creating Credibility & Culture: Part V Branding, Call to Action, Website Audit

Creating Credibility & Culture: Part IV Website vs. Facebook

Do you still have a website that was created in the early millennium? You know the one that I am talking about. It is crammed with information in small font and looks more like a brochure than a website. I see this a lot, especially with nonprofits. Instead of communicating a unique mission, skill set or storyline, beneficiaries are given a standard impersonal message.

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Creating Credibility & Culture: Part IV Website vs. Facebook

Creating Credibility & Culture: Part III Doing the Swot

The SWOT is best done together as a group, although one could argue it’s a good technique to do by yourself if you are a solopreneur. But really this type of analysis is best for organizations, companies, associations, and so forth that have a common goal.

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Creating Credibility & Culture: Part III Doing the Swot

Creating Credibility & Culture: Part II What is Your Why?

What is your Why? Or more specifically, what is the why of your board members, employees, volunteers, and beneficiaries? This question may seem like a no-brainer until you actually try and answer it. Is your organization challenged by poor governance, a high turn-over staff rate, or disgruntled beneficiaries? It may be due to not asking these four questions that explains what your why is.

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Creating Credibility & Culture: Part II What is Your Why?

Creating Credibility & Culture: Part I. Mission and Vision

Creating Credibility & Culture Part I: Mission and Vision Statements Click below for access to listen to the entire podcast. The six questions that will refine your mission and vision statements from 'meh' to amazing...

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Creating Credibility & Culture: Part I. Mission and Vision

Project Design: Part Five of How to Write a Winning Grant

Welcome to the fifth part in the series The Five Basic Parts to Write a Winning Grant: Project Design Click below for access to listen to the entire podcast. In this article and podcast...

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Project Design: Part Five of How to Write a Winning Grant

The Budget and Budget Narrative

Welcome to the fourth part in the series Five basic parts of writing a winning grant: Budget and Budget Narrative Click below for access to listen to the entire podcast. It’s time to talk about the money...

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The Budget and Budget Narrative

Part One of the 5 Steps of Writing a Grant: About Your Organization

Funding sources want to know about your organization. They want to know that your organization is credible, has adequate staffing and processes to implement the grant, and that you are fiscally responsible...

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Part One of the 5 Steps of Writing a Grant: About Your Organization

Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes

Welcome to the third part in the series: Five basic parts of writing a winning grant: “Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes.” In this article we are going to see where the magic happens...

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Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes

Needs & Target Demographic

Welcome to the second part in the series: Five basic parts of writing a winning grant: “Needs & Target Demographic.” In the first part, we went over the “About Your Organization” section to identify...

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Needs & Target Demographic

How to build a grant writing team

The ideal grant team is comprised of the lead grant writer, the budget lead, the grant coordinator, and any potential specialists. The executive director should really oversee the process and be involved in the design...

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How to build a grant writing team

What are the different types of grants?

Trying to figure out all the grant lingo can be confusing. Holly will break down the different types of grants in simple ways! You will know what a discretionary grant is versus a formula and have a way to even memorize this...

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What are the different types of grants?

The Mindset Behind Grants

This is when being a teenager actually has its advantages. Stop adulting for a second and remember back to when you were 15-years-old.

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The Mindset Behind Grants