This weeks article was written by Sheri Chaney Jones from Measurement Resources Company.   There are no participation trophies when it comes to grant funding.  Some organizations will win the funding and others will not.  Organizations that consistently get funded start from the funder’s perspective when developing the application.   Winning applicants understand that funders30

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  What does it take to get grants?   The answer might surprise you.   We talk to people all the time who would love to get grants. Heck, they’ve tried submitting grants and get told “no” so often that they’re ready to give up.   I hate that.   Most nonprofits can get grants30

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by Mandy Pearce   Read the guidelines. They’re there for a reason.   In short, grant guidelines are instructions. Grant guidelines are not suggestions, they are a specific set of rules that an applicant should follow when developing a grant proposal. Guidelines can be anywhere from one page to hundreds of pages, depending on the30

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Guest post by Kathie Kramer Ryan My favorite thing about foundations is that they exist to give money away. Program officers are paid to answer questions from potential grantees and share information about funding priorities. And when you receive a grant, the award letter stipulates the reporting schedule. Foundations are donors who tell you what30

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