Category: Grant Funding

Money, Mission or Both?

Many organizations struggle to determine if they should start a new program, expand a program that currently exists or even eliminate a program that has been around “forever.” The struggle for many nonprofits and ministries is that there is a lot of passion on the board, on staff and in the volunteer pool, so lots…
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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…
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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…
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