Funding…What You Need to Know.

I recently had an opportunity to have a conversation with four funders from four very different funding sources. Here is what I learned. First, over the past eighteen months or so, there has been a dramatic increase in individual giving. Statistics have always shown that about 80% of all giving to nonprofits and ministries comes […]

Using the Budget to Tell Your Story

Over the past few weeks, we have covered all of the major components of a grant proposal. Note, that these are the major components – some funders have other requirements and may want additional information. Today, we wrap up our series by talking about the BUDGET. The budget is probably one of the most under-utilized […]

Providing a Solution with the Program Description

Last week, we focused on identifying and justifying the needs your organization is working to meet. If you missed it, you can read it here. This week we will look at the solution to the problems or issues you have identified—the Program description. In one word, the program description is your organization’s Solution! The program […]

Program Description