Grants


3 Tips for Award-Winning Grants, by Betsy Baker

Posted on 25 May 2011

I am very happy to welcome back guest author Betsy Baker!  Besty is the President of  YourGrantAuthority.com. She has earned more than ten million dollars in grant funding and continues to be a grant writing consultant for nonprofits. She is best known for her plain-language instructional guidance and offers both ebook instruction and one-on-one coaching [...]

Major Gifts – Step-by-Step, by Kirsten Bullock

Posted on 20 May 2011

Every time the news starts posting information about mega gifts, boards and executive directors start pounding on the door of development directors. The directive is clear: “we want what they’re having.” Well, I’ll give you the bad news first. Mega gifts do not typically happen overnight. It is a culmination of months, if not years, [...]

Is Your Organization Grant Ready? by Betsy Baker

Posted on 27 April 2011

I am very happy to welcome back guest author Betsy Baker!  Besty is the President of  YourGrantAuthority.com. She has earned more than ten million dollars in grant funding and continues to be a grant writing consultant for nonprofits. She is best known for her plain-language instructional guidance and offers both ebook instruction and one-on-one coaching [...]

Surprise! Are You Ready to Fundraise?

Posted on 21 April 2011

So there you are, sitting at your non-profit desk, going about your non-profit business, when suddenly a man in a hat bursts through the door clutching a piece of paper. He is wild-eyed and out-of-breath. Alarmed, you stand up, ready to spring into action. What sort of emergency has found you this day? Panting and [...]

What Katy Perry and the Black Eyed Peas taught me about nonprofit fundraising, by Marc Pitman

Posted on 31 March 2011

Here’s a great post from Marc Pitman, aka The Fundraising Coach.  Leave it to Marc to find a link between Katy Perry and fundraising!  This is a good one! Marc also has a great new post on his site, entitled The Role of the Executive Director in a Development Database, which you should also check [...]

5 Steps to Begin Your Grant Consulting Career, by Betsy Baker

Posted on 30 March 2011

I am very happy to introduce Betsy Baker, MPA, to the readers of Step By Step Fundraising!  Besty is the President of  YourGrantAuthority.com. She has earned more than ten million dollars in grant funding and continues to be a grant writing consultant for nonprofits. She is best known for her plain-language instructional guidance and offers [...]

Guest Post: Call Foundations First: Win More Grants! By Amy Eisenstein

Posted on 11 January 2011

Greetings!  Today, I have another terrific guest article to share with you.  This time, author of 50 Asks in 50 Weeks and certified fundraising consultant Amy Eisenstein, (pictured at left) has been kind enough to share one of her recent blog posts with us. If you’ve never visited Amy’s site, TriPointFundraising, I highly suggest that [...]