Are Grants Alone the Solution to Nonprofit Sustainability?

by Sharon Gherman, FEI President/CEO There’s a great article out in the Chronicle of Philanthropy that resonates with me: It describes a study from the Challenge Fund for Journalism concluding that grants alone...

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Proposal Rejected by a Foundation?

The Freedom of Information Act – which makes it possible to obtain copies of top-scoring government proposals – doesn’t regulate private foundations. So when your proposal is rejected by a private grantmaker, how...

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My Best Friend (well, almost)

I’ve been known to say that the most important member of a grantwriter’s team is a great chiropractor or massage therapist. Deadlines being what they are, my neck and shoulders always end up...

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