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- access to over 50 award-winning grant proposals from organizations that received grant awards and won GS's Winning Grant Proposal Contest;
- full tutorials on proposal writing from "Understanding the Letter of Inquiry" to "12 Steps to Writing a Winning Proposal";
- guides on crafting your approach, statement of problem or need, project or program narrative, goals, and more; and,
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Monday, December 11, 2023, at 2 PM EDT
GrantStation Founder Cynthia Adams will be traveling to Australia starting in January 2024 and will not be back in the states for many months. Please join us for this extremely popular training and take advantage of Cynthia’s knowledge and experience before she goes down under! This information-packed, fast-paced training focuses on a step-by-step process to help you develop your grantseeking calendar for 2024-25. With so many unknowns when it comes to fundraising, having a strong grantseeking plan in place is essential to keeping your organization financially healthy.
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - 2 PM EST
A business plan provides a blueprint for successfully running your consulting business. It is a safeguard against burnout that can help you serve the nonprofit sector, stay solvent, and meet your individual financial goals. During this interactive webinar, Stephanie Sample will demystify the process of business planning. You’ll see how setting goals can help you achieve them.
GS Insights: Blog
By Karen Houghton
Did you know that over 43% of nonprofits have endowments they can use as a consistent source of funding? If you’ve never created or received an endowment for your organization, setting one up might seem like a daunting undertaking. In actuality, it doesn’t have to be a difficult process—even for smaller nonprofits!
Montana Nonprofit Association is the recognized leader for and voice of the nonprofit sector in Montana. Nonprofits, government, business, and the media seek out MNA as a partner and advisor on issues that impact nonprofits. To strengthen the nonprofit sector, MNA provides a comprehensive suite of affordable programs and benefits. MNA’s leadership has the commitment, knowledge, experience, diversity, and adaptive skills required for success. MNA involves the right people at all levels, generates significant financial capital from operations, and incorporates leading edge infrastructure to meet our mission. In all that we do, MNA leads by example and is a recognized model for nonprofit leadership, management, and impact.
MNA is a GrantStation Membership Value Program Partner.
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Are you a nonprofit founder 50 and older?
The AARP Purpose Prize® award celebrates people 50 and older who are using their life experience to make a difference. Through this annual award, AARP celebrates a new story of aging—one full of meaningful impact and limitless possibilities.
Winners who have founded a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization will win $50,000 for their organization. They will also have access to a number of technical supports and resources to help broaden their organizations’ impact. The call for applications ends February 29, 2024. See rules and apply.
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As the new year approaches, you may be wondering what challenges lie ahead for your organization. To get a better handle on the upcoming year, you may want to read “What Nonprofits Can Expect in 2024 and How to Be Better Prepared.” Published by CharityVillage, this article looks at the impacts of inflation, high interest rates, declining donations, and talent shortages on nonprofit organizations, and what can be done in response to these trends.
National Funding Spotlight
The mission of the 1 Fur 1 Foundation is to support mutually beneficial endeavors that enhance the lives of animals and humans in need throughout the United States. The Foundation provides support for animal-assisted therapy programs, animal-assisted activity programs, and service dog programs. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
Local Funding Spotlight
The Maverik Charitable Giving program is committed to making a difference in communities where Maverik does business in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Areas of interest include education, local hunger, and outdoor enrichment. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
Canadian Funding Spotlight
Catapult Canada is a national initiative established by the Rideau Hall Foundation that aims to increase equity of learning access for youth. Catapult provides support to youth-serving organizations in Canada to design, build, scale up, and evaluate the impact of initiatives to better support Canadian youth in their learning goals, especially those youth underserved by the education system and disengaged from education or career pathways. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
International Funding Spotlight
The WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award, comprised of the WIN WIN Award and WIN WIN Youth Award, celebrates outstanding contributions toward a sustainable future. The theme for the 2024 Award is inclusive transition to a climate-positive future. Learn more about the Award guidelines and application process.