Monthly Archives: January 2015

Grants for General Operating Support

In pursuing general operating support grants, you can improve your chances of success by taking the following actions. Focus on results. To persuade a funder to provide operating support, you should explain what they can accomplish with unrestricted funds.  It … Continue reading

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Don’t Take It Personally When Your Grant Request Is Denied

The typical reaction when a nonprofit organization has had a grant request denied is to wonder “Why did they turn us down?” A more appropriate reaction would be to wonder “Who did they fund instead of us?” Most funders, especially … Continue reading

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