Grant Search Databases, Pay or Free

Searching for grants? Looking for a database to speed the process along? There are numerous options, but two things you should consider before pulling the trigger. Consider the following before either buying or subscribing to a grant database tool, costs and time investment. Cost is usually the number one consideration of those seeking to speedContinue reading “Grant Search Databases, Pay or Free”

Shiny Object Syndrome & Grants

Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS) is that feeling we get when we are easily distracted.  It happens a lot when we are delaying something we don’t feel ready to tackle. It is right up there and often overlaps with being a “procrastilearner.”  Procrastilearning is when you keep substituting research and learning, more than you need to,Continue reading “Shiny Object Syndrome & Grants”

Two ‘Must Haves’ In Grant Writing

There are approximately 1.5 million registered nonprofits in the U.S.  Suffice to say if you are a nonprofit with a desire to go after grants your competition is most likely heavy. Mission and vision are important, but equally important when applying for a grant are budget and planning.  Why?  Because the majority of the 1.5Continue reading “Two ‘Must Haves’ In Grant Writing”

How Much Should I Pay For A Grant Writer? 4 Things To Consider

“How much should I pay for a grant writer,” is probably one of the top five frequently asked questions I receive.  So if it is on your mind, here are four items to consider when you are considering hiring someone in-house or as a consultant. Hiring in-house vs. consultant.  Consultant costs will appear steeper perContinue reading “How Much Should I Pay For A Grant Writer? 4 Things To Consider”