Monthly Archives: March 2015

Still More Myths About Grant Writing

8. Some professional fundraisers can raise grant money “guaranteed.” Anyone who guarantees that they can obtain grants fr your organization had better be speaking in colloquial terms.  If someone pitches to your organization that they can actually guarantee raising your … Continue reading

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More Myths About Grant Writing

1. Our organization needs to just go get a grant or two, and we’ll be set. Wrong.  Grant writing must be a part of a diversified, long-term, supported fundraising (or development) plan.  For example, your fundraising could include grant writing, … Continue reading

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How to Have Your Grant Proposal Not Funded

Don’t ask for a specific amount of money. Don’t have a board of directors that consists of a diverse group of professionals. Don’t have a current budget in a generally accepted format. Don’t have staff members with appropriate qualifications. Don’t … Continue reading

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