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Monthly archives for September, 2011

Tips: Sustainability Statement

Tips: Sustainability Statement

While it is often the last section and is generally shorter than the other sections of your proposal, you should not underestimate the importance of the sustainability statement. The sustainability statement tells grant makers how you intend to continue with your project after their grant, if funded, ends. A clear, realistic, and well-planned statement should […]

The Deadline You Didn’t See Com...

The Deadline You Didn’t See Coming

It’s happened to all of us. You’re sitting at your desk, happy to finally be caught up on everything, when suddenly a colleague sends you an email about a grant opportunity that is a perfect match for your program. You very excited and then happen to glance at the deadline: only 10 days left until […]

Be Authentic

Be Authentic

  Is your organization authentic?  Your first thought is likely “yes,” but after thinking about this question awhile, you may not be so sure. Authenticity is vital to effective communications, and there’s no way around it. So how do you become authentic?   First, get real. There are probably some candid conversations you need to have […]

Let’s Get Started

Let’s Get Started

  Welcome! I hope you’ve had time to tool around our new website–there’s lots to see! But it’s not all about us. One full section of our site is dedicated to providing you with access to free tools and resources that will make your grant seeking work more efficient and cost-effective. Check out: Books we’re […]

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