Advancing Nonprofit Capacity

Monthly archives for October, 2016

Fall is here…are you ready for year-e...

Thanks to Susanna Decker, Senior Consultant HUB Philanthropic Solutions, for today’s blog. Many of us had big plans for the summer.  No, I’m not talking about the trip to the lake or the summer vacation to the west…I’m talking about plans for the year end appeal that we intended to finalize but we got a […]

How to Create a Powerful Case for Sup...

Join Heather Stombaugh  Thursday, October 27, for her highly-rated webinar: How to Create a Powerful Case for Support. You will find the link to register here: https://charityhowto.com/nonprofit-webinar/how-to-create-a-case-for-support-for-your-nonprofit The Case for Support is the cornerstone of every fundraising publication at your organization. It has been called the “organizational road map” and the “single most important document you’ll ever create” […]

New Workshop, New Website, and a New ...

Exciting things are happening at HUB Philanthropic Solutions. Read more in their latest blog about a new workshop and their new website. by Hub Philanthropic Solutions While it may not be generating the same kind of press that the Chicago Cubs are getting in advance of their World Series appearance, the team at HPS has […]

Non-Profit Grantsmanship Lessons for ...

Today’s blog is by Micki Vandeloo, GPC, Lakeview Consulting.  “I never even thought about applying for a grant!” “Why is it important to share my financials (or my product idea) with a funder?” “Why would I want to get a grant?” “Wow, getting grants is a really complicated process!  I hope it’s worth it!” I […]

Congratulations Diabetes Youth Servic...

Congratulations to Diabetes Youth Services (DYS), a client of Just Write Solutions. DYS was named the 2016 winner of the Nonprofit Excellence Award for Small Organizations this month at the Sixth Annual Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation & Excellence Awards Breakfast.  The mission of DYS is to teach local children to manage their diabetes every day […]

Surprises in the 990

Thanks to Carolyn Caldwell, GPC, for today’s blog on the form 990. Most all articles about 990s talk about the wonders they uncover: • Name and address of the foundation (or foundation manager) • Their fiscal year (either the tax year or calendar year) • Contact name and phone • Their assets, and amount of […]

Craft Your Strategy

Here is the latest blog from Heather’s upcoming book, In the Trenches: Grantsmanship. Your grant seeking strategy should be evaluated and updated regularly to reflect the changing dynamics of your agency’s programs (at least on an annual basis as part of planning for the next year). Capital funding is needed for: Capital projects Program projects […]

Identify Best Fit Funders

Here is the latest blog from Heather’s upcoming book, In the Trenches: Grantsmanship. Let’s begin with a few questions.  How well do you know yourself? What are your organization’s needs? Can you identify trends in grant making? Do your priorities match the priorities of prospective funders? Geography Areas of concern Types of support Similar projects […]

Lights, Camera, Action…Grants!

Today’s post is by Anna Kakos at JustWrite Solutions, LLC. Before the audience arrives and slips into their seats, the past hours are spent rehearsing dialogue and dance moves, altering costumes, sweeping theatre aisles, adjusting light fixtures, practicing in the orchestra pit, and pacing back and forth before the final curtain call. A tremendous amount of […]

Grant Professionals Impact Survey

  Grant professionals are encouraged to complete the Grant Professionals Foundation’s sixth annual “Grant Professionals Impact Survey.” The results of this survey will be used to define the significant impact grant professionals make in our world every year. The Grant Professionals Association, its affiliate organizations (GPF and the Grant Professionals Certification Institute), and the public may […]

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