Right now it's tougher than ever for nonprofits to win much-needed funding from corporate, private and community foundations. That's why it's vital for grant seekers to make their proposals ironclad to withstand increased grant makers' scrutiny.
An unsuccessful request is often the result of small, but definitive, mistakes. This report shows you how to avoid the five major pitfalls that keep your grant proposals from being accepted, and 19 proven strategies to get the money you need.
- 3 ways to ensure your requests line up with funders' guidelines
- 4 ways to cultivate grant makers before sending your proposal
- 3 ways to show that you've done your research
- 4 ways to avoid budget slip-ups that get proposals rejected
- 5 writing best practices that keep your proposals out of the trash
- The #1 question you must definitively answer for grant makers
- 6 things you shouldn't forget when putting together your proposal
- Getting in good with grant makers even before money is needed
- You sent the proposal: Now what? Prepare for the best and the worst
- Bonus: 5 featured funders giving $966 million
- 9 additional resources to help you in your quest for funding
- What exactly are program evaluations?
- 5 things all funders look for when evaluating your grant request
- 3 reasons grantmakers are increasing their demand for evaluations
- 9 keys to getting grants for projects not underway
- 13 elements that should be included in your written evaluation
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