How to Write a Killer Letter of Inquiry (LOI) to get a grant

Not all funders use the same grantmaking process. Trying to figure out what they want from you, in order to apply for a grant, can be daunting.   Some have applications they want you to complete. Others want you to submit proposals. Then, there are those that require a Letter of Inquiry – or

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6 questions to help you find the perfect grants for your nonprofit

By Susan Caldwell   Grants are a great part of a healthy fundraising program.   Having a full grant pipeline means funding for programs, projects, and equipment for your nonprofit.   Last year, U.S. foundations gave away over $88 billion according to the National Center of Charitable Statistics. That sounds like a lot of money.

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8 Tips to Strengthen Your Grant Budget

One of the most critical yet most neglected parts of a successful grant is the budget.   And hey, I get it. Not everyone is a ‘numbers’ person.   But here’s the truth: your grant must explain your request in both words and numbers.   In other words, your grant budget must paint the financial

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What successful grant seekers know that grant strugglers don’t 

Grants can be a vital component of a successful fundraising plan and generate a big chunk of income for your nonprofit.   But if you don’t know what you’re doing, it can be hard and those grant awards can be elusive.   So, what does it take to get grants? What do the successful grant

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Top 5 Things to Do Before You Write a Grant

If there’s one question we hear more than any other from newbies, startups, and folks with underfunded nonprofits, Folders with the label Applications and Grants it’s this: “How do I get grants?” Grants can be an excellent source of revenue to pay for programs, projects, and even overhead, and we believe grant seeking

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Top 5 Things to Do Before You Write a Grant

If there’s one question we hear more than any other from newbies, startups, and folks with underfunded nonprofits, it’s this: “How do I get grants?”   Grants can be an excellent source of revenue to pay for programs, projects, and even overhead, and we believe grant seeking is part of a healthy, diversified revenue stream.30

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7 Questions to Get Small Nonprofits Ready to Get Grants

Imagine having all the money you need to run your nonprofit.   Bills are getting paid. Your operations are buzzing. Everyone’s smiling.   You’re making the difference you set out to make!   Feels great, doesn’t it?   Do you know one of the keys to achieving this state of bliss is in your nonprofit’s30

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5 Ways to Rise Above Your Competition when Writing Grants

This weeks article was written by Sheri Chaney Jones from Measurement Resources Company.   There are no participation trophies when it comes to grant funding.  Some organizations will win the funding and others will not.  Organizations that consistently get funded start from the funder’s perspective when developing the application.   Winning applicants understand that funders30

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2 Keys to Foundation Funding: What it Really Takes to get Grants

  What does it take to get grants?   The answer might surprise you.   We talk to people all the time who would love to get grants. Heck, they’ve tried submitting grants and get told “no” so often that they’re ready to give up.   I hate that.   Most nonprofits can get grants30

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Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking

Grant seeking is a distinct form of fundraising – one that can seem like a complete mystery. That’s why I asked Diane H. Leonard to share some tips. She’s not only written grants, she’s successfully helped others write them. More importantly, she’s even worked in a foundation that gave out grants. She has seen it […]

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