Hiring an Outside Grant Writer

Ah, the convenience of having your own grant writer on staff. Of course, few nonprofits can afford such a luxury. Instead, their development director or executive director spends inordinate amounts of time writing grant proposals, valuable time that should be spent in running the organization. The executive director of one of the largest environmental organizations that we“Hiring an Outside Grant Writer”

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Traits of a Great Grant Writer

Many top-notch nonprofits don’t hire grant writers, assuming their program officers or some other staff member can write the grant proposals. This is a big mistake. I’ve reviewed a number of proposals written by people in organizations who are excellent in programming, but terrible writers; yet, the directors have permitted these individuals to write proposals“Traits of a Great Grant Writer”

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10 Tips for Grant Management

We work with a large children’s agency that has run into grant problems in the past. They’d like to apply to a large foundation, but are worried that the foundation will turn them down; two years ago they received funds from this foundation, but failed to report back to on how the funds were used.“10 Tips for Grant Management”

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