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The Winning Grant Proposal Competition

Winning Grant Proposal

The Winning Grant Proposal Competition

Brought to you by GrantStation and The Grant Professionals Association

You already wrote and submitted a winning grant proposal. Now use that existing proposal to win even more!

  • Are you looking for recognition and acknowledgment of your work?
  • Have you been awarded a grant in the last year?
  • Have you submitted a proposal with a compelling narrative?
  • Have you created a succinct, complete, and engaging executive summary?
  • Do you have a strong, workable plan ready to implement?

Enter your winning grant proposal by September 30, 2019. Click here to see the prizes and FAQs.


Webinar Spotlight

Capital Campaigns: Building Momentum with Grants (NEW)

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 2 PM EDT

Capital campaigns are strategic, multi-dimensional efforts to raise funds, typically for multimillion-dollar projects like new buildings. Understanding the vital role grants play in building capital campaign momentum and meeting campaign goals is an important piece of funding strategy.

In this webinar, Kevin Wallace, president of CampaignCounsel.org, and Carlyn Runnels, CampaignCounsel.org consultant, will show you how to identify and apply for grants best matched to your campaign, use grants to build momentum and credibility, and leverage grants to increase campaign participation.

Read more: Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign? Answer These Six Questions!

Partner Spotlight

North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW)

The North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) is a nonprofit Christian social work member organization committed to equipping members to integrate Christian faith and professional social work practice. Members of NACSW represent a rich diversity of Christian denominations and traditions.

NACSW offers a wide range of services and benefits to its 1,200+ individual and organizational members in the U.S. and Canada. Benefits of membership include NACSW’s quarterly journal, an annual convention, online trainings, quarterly webinars, podcasts, eNewsletters, discounts on its online bookstore, a JobNet career center – and much more!

The North American Association of Christians in Social Work is a GrantStation Membership Value Program Partner. Learn more about MVP.

Partner Depot

Where the Grant People Meet - Grant Professionals Association Annual Conference

Each year, the Grant Professionals Association's Annual Conference attracts 900+ grant professionals for a two and a half day conference chock full of learning and networking opportunities. Grant professionals gather to exchange time, strategies, solutions, resources, and more. With almost three days of learning, growing, and finding inspiration, attendees are equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as grant professionals. If you are a grant professional, you do not want to miss this conference! We hope you will join us in Washington, DC, on November 6-9 to attend the highlight of the year for the grant industry!

Partner Depot

Learn to Write Your First Grant Proposal with Elevate!

You’ve been tasked with writing your first grant proposal for your organization and you have no idea where to start. What information goes in which section? Are you using enough data? How much money should you ask for?

At Elevate we’ve worked with over 100 nonprofit organizations to win millions of dollars for their programs, and we’ve learned a thing or two about what constitutes a winning grant proposal (and the mistakes to avoid). Join us for a FREE beginner-friendly webinar where we’ll walk you through basic dos and don’ts to help you write your first grant proposal with confidence.

Save your seat!!

Partner Depot

EXTREME MAKEOVER: Nonprofit Edition

Community Development Professionals’ annual Nonprofit Development Conference is scheduled for October 3, 2019, from 8:30am - 4pm. “EXTREME MAKEOVER: Nonprofit Edition” will show you how to take YOUR nonprofit to the next level over the next 12 months. Join us to…

  • Assess where you are
  • Identify where you are headed
  • Outline the steps to get there

Stream the whole conference from the comfort of your home or office for only $149! Take the EXTREME MAKEOVER pledge and you can compete for up to $10,000 in funds to help you achieve your makeover. For more information visit here, or to register go here.

Happy 20th Anniversary GrantStation!

Happy 20th Anniversary GrantStation!

Celebrate with us!

Twenty years ago GrantStation was born in a cabin in the wilderness. We are celebrating our anniversary with a special blog series, original content, and monthly Membership giveaways! Visit our anniversary page for updates and to enter our contest.


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.

Nonprofits’ Many Roads to Revenue Generation

Is your organization looking for ways to earn income and increase cash flow? A recent article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review entitled “Nonprofits’ Many Roads to Revenue Generation” discusses why nonprofits that wish to integrate revenue-generating activities should think strategically about who will benefit from them and how they will further their social mission. It outlines three approaches for integrating revenue generation within an organization's social mission.

National Funding Alert

September 12, 2019
Lexus Eco Challenge
The Lexus Eco Challenge is a national STEM competition for grades 6–12 that awards grants and scholarships to teams of students and teachers who define an environmental issue in their community. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!

Local Funding Alert

September 12, 2019
Black Hawk County Gaming Association
The Black Hawk County Gaming Association supports nonprofit organizations that enhance the quality of life in the Cedar Valley region of Iowa. The primary focus is on Black Hawk County, with additional support given in Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Grundy, and Tama counties. 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 12, 2019
Sustainable Forestry Initiative: Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative is a solutions-oriented sustainability organization that collaborates on forest-based conservation and community initiatives in Canada and the United States. The SFI is currently accepting applications for the Conservation Grants Program, which aims to facilitate partnerships with conservation groups and academic partners that contribute to the understanding of critical conservation outcomes across the range of Canadian and American forests. 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 12, 2019
Echoing Green Fellowship Program
Echoing Green is dedicated to supporting bold ideas and extraordinary leaders. Through its Fellowship programs, Echoing Green provides startup capital and technical assistance to help new leaders launch their organizations and build the capacity of their social enterprises. Learn more about the funding guidelines and application process.
This is a sample of the thousands of searchable grantmaker profiles available to Members!