Monthly Archives: May 2016

Just Because a Foundation Approved Your Grant Request Before Doesn’t Mean They’ll Do It Again

There is a common misperception that if your organization receives a grant from a particular funder, you’ll probably receive a grant from them next time you apply as well.  This assumption is a mistake – and often a costly mistake. … Continue reading

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Still More Myths About Grant Writing (continued from last week)

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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