Nonprofit Endowment Funds: Are They Right for Your Small Organization?
Nonprofit endowments are a hot-button issue for a lot of reasons—but there’s no right or wrong answer as to whether your organization should have one. Small nonprofits can benefit from endowments just as much as their larger peers… So are they right for you? Learn more about endowments and how they’re structured.
Everything You Need To Know Before Hiring a Freelance Grant Writer
If you’re a small nonprofit without a development team or otherwise struggling to consistently submit grant applications, bringing on a freelance grant writer might sound like the perfect solution. And it very well may be! Here’s how to find a good grant writer for your organization—and make sure they’re a great fit.
Every Winning Nonprofit Letter of Intent Does These Five Things
Most LOIs follow the same basic structure and include similar information… So how can you stand out amongst the crowd? How can you communicate the genuine value of your organization and make the kind of impression that actually gets you funded by the right partners?? Use these five tricks to make your LOI shine!
Nonprofit Fiscal Sponsorship: How To Get Funded Without Your Own 501(c)3
New nonprofits face lots of challenges—running programs, serving the community, and gaining trust. But the biggest challenge is likely no surprise: raising money. But getting your new organization up, running, and funded is absolutely doable… And fiscal sponsorship might be a great way to get started.
Four Easy Steps to a Nonprofit Fundraising Plan That Works for You
A nonprofit fundraising plan is the best way to ensure your organization sees success when it comes to development this year—and you can write yours in four easy steps! Create a unique and customized fundraising plan for your nonprofit by taking stock of what works and planning your next year of fundraising!
How to Beat Three of the Most Common Grant Writing Challenges
How often have we heard these phrases from nonprofits and especially their grant writers? “We need money from anywhere to survive!” and “I thought I had time to do this, but time got away from me” or “This is such a big idea, there’s no way to write this in a short application.” Maybe you’ve said these yourself...