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GrantStation Membership is a great tool for grantwriters, executive directors, and development directors. The searchable database has over 9,000 active funders, including a wide variety of state, federal, foundation, and corporate giving programs, as well as a broad selection of areas of interest categories. GrantStation Membership helps you get the tools and information you need to secure your funding this year and beyond.

Webinar Spotlight

Logic Models: More Than Just Extra Work!
If you need to create a logic model for your program but don't know where to start, this webinar is for you! During the webinar, you will learn how to create and use a logic model to help you improve services and your impact on your community. Executive directors, program managers, and grantwriters from a broad range of human service organizations will benefit from this 90-minute presentation.
GrantStation is a GPCI Accepted Continuing Education Provider. Full participation in this webinar is applicable for 1.5 points in Category 1, Education.

GS Insights

At GrantStation, we want to make sure our community is up-to-speed on what’s happening in the world of philanthropy. This blog gives us the opportunity to share our insights as we research grantmakers and talk with grantseekers.


Our Members Are Winners!

How do you describe what GrantStation is, or why Membership is such a crucial tool for successful nonprofit organizations?

This is why I pose this question - even though I’ve had almost a decade here at GrantStation. When asked, my family still can’t describe GS Membership in 30 seconds or less. Now, it could be that they know too much about GrantStation, and share my enthusiasm for Membership, but I am guessing that they need a short, pithy answer.

Cindy: Let me start with the pithy answer: GrantStation helps organizations find the funds they need to do their good work. Now let me share with you a longer, perhaps more thoughtful, answer to your question: Why is Membership in GrantStation crucial for successful nonprofits?

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Tracks to Success

Tracks to Success is a GrantStation feature article that focuses on a particular grantmaker or philanthropic trend in order to keep you apprised of the latest “top of topic” subjects within the world of grantseeking, management, and philanthropy.


Head Spinning About New Fundraising Terms and Phrases?
If you are a fundraiser or need to generate revenue for your organization, you have no doubt heard a whirlwind of phrases, such as corporate social responsibility, sustainability, Triple P, conscious culture, responsibly sourced, impact investing, traceability and transparency, and the list goes on. If your head is spinning, relax! While the above terms sound flowery and important, rest assured they have strong roots in the established world of fundraising and nonprofits. To illustrate this point, we have selected three leaders in the social service sector to provide a phrase that reflects their approach to these new fundraising models.

Partner Spotlight

The National School Foundation Association

The National School Foundation Association (NSFA) is the leader of the Pre-K-12 education foundation movement in the United States, providing training and support for their development and quest to increase student success through strategic philanthropic investment and involvement.

The organization has trained hundreds of foundation executives and volunteer leaders on program management, successful fundraising, and community engagement and has helped countless communities form education foundations.

The National School Foundation Association is a GrantStation Membership Value Program Partner.
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Partner Depot

GrantStation Partners with Blue Avocado
As a popular, totally free online magazine for small and mid-sized nonprofits, Blue Avocado covers practical, tactical tips and tools for community leaders, often with an edgy, irreverent style and a healthy dose of humor. Get great grantwriting, fundraising, board engagement, and other tips via their newly-redesigned website, and connect to a wealth of current and past articles from some of the sector’s best minds. Be sure to sign up for the free bi-monthly newsletter to stay tuned! Whether you want to open more doors, raise more money for your cause, get the skinny on how to fire deadbeat board members, or learn about topics other publications are afraid to cover, Blue Avocado is a great resource.

Partner Depot

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Pathfinder

We did the research for you! Browse our library of quality resources, including profiles of books and articles, courses and degree programs, and workshops and tools, all designed to help you develop your career path as a grants professional.


What Corporations Want — and Can Give in Return
In today’s competitive corporate giving landscape, it’s important to keep on top of trends to maintain your edge when seeking grants from the for-profit sector. The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s recent report, What Corporations Want — and Can Give in Return, provides analysis and strategies to help charities benefit from companies that increasingly want to be seen as good citizens of their community and the world.

National Funding Alert

September 20, 2018
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Health Policy Fellows
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Health Policy Fellows program provides the nation's most comprehensive fellowship experience at the nexus of health science, policy, and politics in Washington, DC. Learn more about the fellowship guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!

Local Funding Alert

September 20, 2018
AnnMarie Foundation
The AnnMarie Foundation serves communities that were home to Phillips Plastics when it was owned by the founders, including Eau Claire, Hudson, Medford, Menomonie, New Richmond, Phillips, and Prescott, WI. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!

Canadian Funding Alert

September 20, 2018
Nike: N7 Fund
The N7 Fund, an initiative of Nike, is committed to creating early positive experiences in sports and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal youth in Canada and the United States. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!

International Funding Alert

September 20, 2018
Niwano Peace Foundation
The Niwano Peace Foundation aims to contribute to the realization of world peace and the enhancement of culture by promoting research and other activities, based on a religious spirit. This year, the Foundation is supporting initiatives under the theme “dialogue and cooperation in divided societies.” Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!