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What Foundation Reviewers Want to Know, Asked or Not grant writing

Grant funding is a crucial part of many nonprofits’ fundraising strategies. According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, 18 percent of all charitable giving is given through foundations. Foundation also tend to give bigger gift amounts than many individuals, often in the $5,000 to a...

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Grant Writing: Answering the Question What Need Will You Meet? grant writing

Last week in What Foundation Reviewers Want to Know, Asked or Not we presented the eight questions grant reviewers want answered. Today, we discuss how to present the needs your proposal is describing.

 

Your needs statements are the crux of your proposal. What needs you choose to meet...

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Grant Writing: Answering the Question How Will You Meet the Need You Described? grant writing

In What Foundation Reviewers Want to Know, Asked or Not we presented the eight questions grant reviewers want answered. Last week we explored the question “What Need Will You Meet?” Today, we discuss how to write about the program you want to implement that meets that need. In other...

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Grant Writing: Answering the Question How Do You Know You Will Be Successful in Doing What You say You Can Do? grant writing

In What Foundation Reviewers Want to Know, Asked or Not we presented the eight questions grant reviewers want answered. Two weeks ago we explored the question “What Need Will You Meet?” Last week, we talked about answering the question “How Will You Meet the Need You Described?...

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Grant Writing: Answering the Question How Will You Measure Your Success? grant writing

In What Foundation Reviewers Want to Know, Asked or Not we presented the eight questions grant reviewers want answered. We talked about writing your needs assessment in Grant Writing: Answering the Question What Need Will You Meet? and writing about the program you want funded in Grant...

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The Never Ending Discussion Between Development and Accounting; Counting versus Accounting financial management fundraising

By:  Kathleen M. Clayton, CPA

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Development Director, “I just got this huge pledge! Closing in on my budget, maybe I’ll get a bonus.  Put it in my donor data base already.  I need to let accounting know.”  Walking over to accounting department...

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Audits made easy, or easier financial management

By:  Kathleen M. Clayton, CPA of HBK CPAs & Consultants

Whether this is your first audit, and you have no clue what to expect or you’ve been involved in the process for years, there are always ways to make the process more efficient.

Rule #1 – Plan ahead

When should you start...

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