Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking

Grant seeking is a distinct form of fundraising - one that can seem like a complete mystery. That's why I asked Diane H. Leonard to share some tips. She's not only written grants, she's successfully helped others write them. More importantly, she's even worked in a foundation that gave out grants. She has seen it

[Guest Post] Telling Your Story In the Grant Proposal Budget

I'm thrilled to introduce you to Diane H. Leonard, GPC. Diane is an accomplished grant professional who's been providing provided grant counsel to nonprofit organizations of all sizes for over a decade. Since starting her firm - DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services, LLC - in 2006, she has secured more than $32 million

[Question Marc] Striking out with grants

I am working for a non-profit and recently have begun writing agency grants as well. This organization in the past has never relied on grants, but instead on funding from two fundraisers and the state and federal monies. However, it seems that all of the foundations we are writing to are coming back and saying

What’s the One Secret to Winning Foundation Grants?

This week, I'm introducing you to Pamela Grow. If your board wants you trying for grants, read this post. Then head over to Pamela's blog to sign up for her free 5-part course on successful foundation funding. “It does not happen all at once. There is no instant pudding.” W. Edwards Deming When a colleague