If you only did 3 things this year for your org’s website…

In our last blog post, we talked about how to implement the Pareto Principle in your grant writing work. Today, we’re talking about your nonprofit’s website and how you could really think of this post as a Pareto Principle, Part 2 post.    As a quick recap, the Pareto Principle states that roughly 20% of…

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Preppers: Grant Writing Edition (a 5-step plan for grant seeking)

Have you ever watched the TV show “Doomsday Preppers”?   It was on the National Geographic channel from 2011 -2014 and showcased American families who believed that Doomsday (or at least hard times) were coming and were preparing accordingly by building fallout shelters, water filtration systems, and stockpiling supplies and gold. The larger prepper movement…

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One Ring to Rule Them All – The Secret to Grants, Social Media, & Marketing

As a nonprofit pro, you’re probably interested in making sure that your grants, social media, and marketing strategies are as effective as possible. Luckily, there’s one secret to getting all of them right. Mastering this one thing will align your marketing, funding, and social strategies and have them working together like well-oiled machinery.    So…

3 Ways to Never Miss a Grant Deadline Again

Preparation is vital in grant writing.    Fail to plan and you’ve virtually guaranteed that something important will fall through the cracks. In my time as a grant writer, consultant, and mentor I’ve seen otherwise competent and well-meaning professionals miss deadlines, not make enough copies, fail to submit all of the required documents, forgo providing…