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This fall 'tis the season for merry measurement! From the author of The Networked Nonprofit and popular nonprofit blogger Beth Kanter and measurement expert Katie Delahaye Paine, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit is a hands-on resource for nonprofit professionals who must be able to accurately measure the results of their social media ventures!
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Grants are a major source of funding in the nonprofit sector, and nonprofits invest considerable time, effort, and resources into obtaining them. A key aspect of any successful grant application initiative is budgeting and financial planning. A well-crafted budget, clearly delineating when, where, and how grant moneys will be applied, goes a long way toward selling a grantor on an applicant’s vision. Unfortunately, many nonprofit professionals lack the know-how required to create budgets that instill grantors with confidence. This book fills that much-needed gap. Learn More Read more.
Step-by-step guidance on how to write effective grants that get the funding you need. Complete with examples of fully-completed proposals, you’ll also get an easy-to-use companion CD-ROM containing guide sheets and templates that can be easily downloaded, customized, and printed. The authors provide examples of completed proposals and numerous case studies to demonstrate how the grant-seeking process typically works. Learn More Read more.
This book walks readers through all the main phases of the proposal, highlighting the creative elements that link components to each other and unify the entire proposal. The book contains resources on crafting an effective synopsis, overcoming grantwriter’s block, packaging the story, and the best ways to approach the “short stories” (inquiry and cover letters) that support the larger proposal. Learn More Read more.
Developing relationships takes diligent, strategic effort. Begin by identifying funders who match your proposal ideas and organization’s mission. Your allies, the library, and web sources, including the foundation Center and GuideStar, can help. To make contact, try the following: • … Read more.
Assemble a team of program staff, board, and community allies to brainstorm and sort ideas likely to attract grantmakers. Seek ideas that • Serve your mission and strategic goals • Have good internal and external support • Address a true … Read more.
This new, thoroughly updated edition of the bestseller offers a guide that any organization can use to secure funding from private foundations or the government. Filled with updated examples, this guide directs the novice grantseeker and offers a refresher course for experienced grantwriters.