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Cynthia M. Adams
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Developing your request for support should be an enjoyable task that allows you to creatively connect your organization to the business from whom you will request funding. Keeping the business’s perspective in mind as you write the request will help you determine what you can offer them in terms of public recognition and how you will draft a Memorandum of Agreement to solidify the deal. Much…

Cynthia M. Adams
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In this training module you will be guided through the process of how to identify the best potential businesses to fund your organization and learn new ways to develop your request for support. Not surprisingly, it all comes down to research. This module will help you determine a process for undertaking research on each potential business donor and what information you need to build a…

Cynthia M. Adams
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Developing or expanding any fundraising program requires adopting policies to guide the program's growth, as well as establishing procedures so the results are consistent and of high caliber. There are many benefits to having written, well-defined policies and procedures when establishing a Corporate Solicitations Program (CSP). If you are interested in growing your CSP without dramatically…

Cynthia M. Adams
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The main focus of this training is to help you understand  the importance of tracking current trends in corporate giving, and understanding how these trends can positively affect the solicitations you make to businesses both locally and regionally. Regardless of the size of your organization, understanding these trends will help you make wise decisions when it comes to setting your corporate…

Cynthia M. Adams
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You can minimize the amount of time you spend looking for the right grantmaker for any given program or project, as well as identify new and exciting funders, by adopting a consistent research process. Learn new and comprehensive ways to approach grants research and develop your own set of resources you will use every time you begin research on funding any given project.

Cynthia M. Adams
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Thinking critically and creatively about securing grant support for your organization takes time. It also requires understanding the steps involved when developing a strategic approach to securing the funds needed to do your good work. This training will help you compartmentalize your thinking so you are comfortable that you've developed a strong approach to raise the funds needed.

Cynthia M. Adams
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Adopting a sound approach to researching grantmakers is key to establishing a successful grant seeking program. This short training will help you adopt a process for doing your research, and determine those ever so important key terms you will use to identify the right grantmakers!

Cynthia M. Adams
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The Grant Decision Matrix is an analytical tool that you can build to help you make quick, objective decisions about which grant opportunities you ought to pursue, and which ones you should not. Adopting and using this tool requires some concerted brainwork and a little time. Once the matrix is developed you can run application guidelines through it to determine if an opportunity is a good use…