What is grant ready? Being grant ready means having everything in place to compete for grants and handle them when they come in. The 9 Steps Action Guide gives you a direction to build your new nonprofit with the end result of being a stable organization ready...
Are you grant ready? You’ve probably heard the term “grant ready” before. If you aren’t sure what it means, it simply refers to having everything your organization needs to write and receive a grant that gets funded. In this article, we’ll discuss the...
As part of Grant Resource month, I have another great guest today! Amanda Wallander Roberts is a fundraising and evaluation coach and consultant passionate about helping nonprofits build capacity to fulfill their mission! As Founder/Principal Consultant at Capacity...
I’m excited to bring Lesa-kaye in today as our guest blogger. Lesa-kaye trains and coaches nonprofits and community-based organizations on how to win their first or next grant. With her winning grant strategies, she has helped nonprofits win more than $15...
Are You Ready to Hire a Grant Writer? First, your 501c3 nonprofit organization needs to be ready for grants. (I covered how to be grant ready in Is Your Nonprofit Ready for Grant Money? Part 1 and Part 2). If you decide a grant writer is for you, here are some...
In the last post, we discussed getting your nonprofit organizationally and operationally ready for Grants. In this post, we’ll talk about being financially and programmatically ready. Financial You must have an operating budget. This should be a yearly budget...
Yea! You established your nonprofit corporation and obtained your 501(c)3 tax exempt status. You soaked it in and now it just got real. Your vision is here. But wait! Panic sets in as you realize- what do I do now? Where do I go from here? How do I make this happen- not on paper but in reality? It's overwhelming. Where do I start?
Well, you start here! I've broken the steps down between Nonprofit Management and Fundraising/ Marketing. The guide lets you know when you can work on steps simultaneously and when one step needs to be completed first. This process takes time but by using Board Committees, the process can be made more efficient. Be patient. These nine steps will set you up for grants in the near future and have your nonprofit on its way to success now!
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I teach new and small nonprofit leaders how to raise funds so that they can transform the lives of the people they want to serve. I help them set foundations that get them ready for grants and donations. I walk you through sound fundraising practices- action step by action step- to alleviate the overwhelm and make you productive and successfully following your passion for helping people.
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