We all learn as kids to say thank you when given a gift. And when a charity receives funding, it’s no different. While
Fundraising for your charity or organization can be stressful. It’s difficult to set aside the feelings of stress and anxiety when you’re hyper-focused on
When you’re running a charity, fundraising is key to your success. However, searching for charity grants can sometimes feel like a never-ending pool of
Top 10 Tips to Take Your LOI from Good to Great (Plus a Must-Read Bonus Tip) Whether you’re a grant writing pro, a charity fundraising
Table of Contents What’s an LOI? LOI Crash Course: What You’ll Learn Letter of Inquiry vs. Letter of Interest vs. Letter of Intent What Matters
Have you ever wondered why it seems like some charities secure more grants than others? Maybe it’s their ability to write fantastic grant applications,
How to Write a Letter of Inquiry to Raise Grant Funding for Your Cause If You’re Here, You’re Already Winning Congratulations! If you’ve
LOI 101: The Fundamentals What the heck is a LOI? If you’re a newbie to charity fundraising and grant writing, you may be wondering,
Grant applications have many components, and sometimes it can get a little overwhelming thinking about how to correctly address each section effectively. The “goal” and “objective” portions of grant applications tend to be the most confusing for individuals new to grant writing.
Do: Create Meaningful Connections – Build a relationship with your funders as you would other stakeholders and partners. Funders are people too, and while it may seem intimidating to initiate a relationship, donors are seeking a connection…
1. Introduce Your Organization/ Project – Give your funders a good understanding of your organization or project in a concise and simple manner. Avoid language that is busy, unclear and muddled with details.
Going digital, whether willingly or not, is the survival mode of the times. Over the last several years, a shift of digital transformation is sweeping the NPO sector by surprise.
Whether you’ve been grant writing for decades or are a first timer, the emotions that come with completing grant applications can be pretty tumultuous. Although experience is always a great teacher, many organizations do not have the resources to ‘test out’ or practice their grant writing skills.
Most of us probably relate to the feeling that 2020 was an extremely odd and turbulent year. Looking ahead to the new year, focusing on the possibilities that lay ahead, is a welcomed change of pace.