Learning how to create a budget for a nonprofit organization can be one of the hardest challenges you face. In this article, we’ll go over what a nonprofit budget is, why budgeting is so important, and some recommended best practices that will help your organization succeed.
There are many grant search databases on the market, but two of the most well-known are FoundationSearch and GrantHub. In this article, we’ll walk you through the features of FoundationSearch vs. GrantHub, their pricing, customer reviews, and another alternative to consider.
The main focus of Instrumentl’s Spring 2023 Release centers around further improving grant and funder tracking and making it easier for you to stay organized with all your opportunities.
Finding the right grant discovery and management platform for your nonprofit can be a challenge. To make things easier, we’ve researched three of the top grant platforms available today: Instrumentl, Foundation Directory Online, and GrantHub.
Read this article to find out more about Instrumentl and to get your hands on some Instrumentl discount codes that you can use when you sign up!
Funding is critical for nonprofits, allowing them to extend their reach in the world. However, it’s not always easy to find opportunities if you don’t know what you’re looking for. That’s where grant discovery platforms like GrantFinder come in. But there are many great alternatives to it.
We're taking a look at two of the most popular options on the market today: FoundationSearch vs. GrantStation. We will compare their features, pricing, reviews, and more to help you pick the best value grant discovery platform.
FoundationSearch’s pricing might make you question whether it is worth it for the price. So how do you know if FoundationSearch is the right database option for you? This article will help you decide.
In this handy guide, you will learn all about the grant discovery platform GrantStation and its pricing options and receive a comprehensive breakdown of what your organization will get with a subscription to this platform.
This article a comprehensive GrantStation discount code guide, detailing the available discounts and savings available to nonprofit professionals who are interested in leveraging GrantStation’s services. We will dig deep into the available discounts and how they can be redeemed.
This article summarizes and analyzes three grant tools—FoundationSearch vs. GrantHub vs. Instrumentl. It will guide you through the features of each grant discovery platform, noting key differences and similarities, and helping you identify which platform is the best choice for you.
Wondering if your nonprofit should invest in Fluxx Grantseeker to boost its fundraising efforts? Let’s take a look at Fluxx Grantseeker pricing, features, and how it compares to alternative tools to find out.
GrantStation helps provide nonprofits, educational institutions, and government agencies with the tools they need to find new potential funding sources.But is GrantStation worth it? Read the article to find out.
If you’re looking to optimize your grant proposal process, you might have considered signing up for one of these platforms. And one of the names you might have seen suggested is GrantWatch. But is GrantWatch really worth it?
One of the most commonly used software is GrantHub, a cloud-based management system.In this post, we will go over GrantHub’s pricing and features to help you determine if it’s the right fit for your organization.
Praised for its intuitive design, GrantHub is an online grant management software that helps nonprofits and grant consultants manage their proposals. But is GrantHub worth it, or would your nonprofit do better with an alternative?
Shopping around for the best value grant discovery platform for your nonprofit? Torn between Foundation Directory Online (FDO) and GrantStation? Read this article to help you make the most informed decision.
In this article, we’ll compare three of the top grant platforms available: FoundationSearch, GrantWatch, and Instrumentl. We’ll look at each platform’s features in depth, as well as pricing structures and user reviews to help you make the most informed choice for your organization.
In this 1-hour workshop with Rachel Werner, we explore the necessity of post-award compliance, especially for government funding, thinking about go-no go for grant opportunities to ensure you can manage the funding and more.
It isn't always clear what features do you get access to within different pricing plans. The following article will help you come to an in-depth understanding of Foundation Directory Online’s pricing options and provide a comprehensive breakdown of what each subscription level offers.
Are grants considered taxable income? That question is answered and more in this post as explore what types of grants are tax-free along with other commonly asked questions.
Need more help for your nonprofit? Volunteers can be a great place to turn to for an extra hand. In this post, we explore the keys to successful recruitment of volunteers for your nonprofit.
In this 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll learn how to assess the readiness of clients and nonprofit organizations for grant funding - including what questions to ask and which documents to review.
In this 1 hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to leverage automation and cloud systems, facilitate cross-departmental collaboration, and create basic workflows and plug-and-play grant templates.
In this post, we dig into what nonprofit board members are, why you need them, as well as how many you should have.
In this post, we explore what the eleven common nonprofit board member responsibilities are to help you understand the importance of different common roles of boards.
Need help choosing the best grant management software for you? Read this post to learn about what factors you should consider, as well as some of the best options available out there for you.
Wondering whether or not you could benefit from a grant writing course? Check out these grant writing courses we've reviewed for inspiration of places to go to level up your grant writing education.
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Steve Boland will share with you how to use logic models to show outcomes from correlations.
In this post, we’ll dig into what a grant writer is vs. a grant manager, how both can benefit your nonprofit, and more.
In this post, we’ll dig into what is a grant, what standard grant lifecycles look like, and how to find grant opportunities for your nonprofit.
This article will teach you what grant databases consist of, how to select one for your organization, and the best options for grant databases that exist today.
This post will explain what grant search engines are, how to evaluate them based on your organization's needs, and which search engines stand out from the rest. We'll dig into common tools such as Instrumentl, Foundation Directory Online, and more.
In this post, you will learn how to respond to rejection letters by learning how to move on and improve your proposals. We also include several samples of responses to rejections.
This article explores what a grant report is, what should be included in your grant report, five easy steps to write a grant report, and sample grant reporting templates.
Grant management software takes the administrative grunt work out of the grants process, allowing nonprofit personnel more time to focus on their mission and the patrons they serve. But how do you choose the one that's right for you? Read our comprehensive guide to learn more.
Finding and using the best grant research tools is crucial to grantseeking success. This post explores what grant research tools are, 11 of the best resources, and then how to use these tools effectively for your nonprofit (or clients).
Knowing grant writing best practices can make or break your application. In this post, we explore best communication practices to follow with funders, best grant writing practices for proposals, what to do when updating or repurposing proposals, and more.
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Amanda Day, GPC & Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC will cover a whole host of ethical scenarios and how to handle them.
No idea where to start when it comes to writing grants for nonprofits? In this guide, we dig into what the different types of grants are, how to find grants for your nonprofit, and how to write a grant proposal in 7 steps.
Creating grant application pipelines for tracking can be tedious. In this post, we dig into exactly how to create a grant tracking pipeline, give you a sample grant management template you can use, and tips to managing your grant pipeline.
In this article, we answer the question of what are nonprofit program evaluations, what are the most common evaluation methods, how to decide which evaluation method is best for your nonprofit and more.
In this post, we answer what is grant management for both grant makers and grant seekers, why having a grant management process is important, how nonprofits manage grants, and common mistakes nonprofits make when managing their grants.
Curious whether or not a grant writing season exists? In this post, we explore when grant writing season is, how to plan for the upcoming grant season, and what tools to help you with managing grant writing season.
Curious what a budget narrative is? In this post, we explore what budget narratives are, how to write a good narrative, and what a budget narrative should include. We even dig into common strengths and mistakes people make when preparing budget narratives.
Are you ready for grants? In this article, one of our partners, Matt Hugg, details twelve questions you should definitely ask your organization before you start writing your next grant. These are key questions to help you make sure your organization has the best shot of winning more funding.
In this post, we explore popular questions grant funders ask about nonprofits, projects that need to be funded, budgets, and more. We'll dig into why funders ask these questions and how you should answer these grant application questions.
Wondering how to become a grant writer? In this post, we explore why grant writing makes for a great career, 7 steps to become a grant writer, and answer frequently asked questions on becoming a grant writer.
This post explores must-dos when it comes to grant management, best practices to adopt when tackling grant management and how to manage a grant.
In this post, we explore what a grant calendar is, how to create a template for yourself in managing your grants, and how to use Instrumentl as your ultimate grant calendar.
Not sure how to write a grant report? In this post, we dig into five steps you can follow to write a grant report, templates for grant reports, and other tips for preparing your grant report.
Curious what some of the biggest trends in grants are? In this post, we'll share statistics on grantmaking foundations, federal grant statistics, corporate grant statistics, and more.
Looking for the most comprehensive list of grant writing resources? Look no further. In this post, we break down the best grant writing resources for everyone regardless of whether you're a beginner or an advanced grant writer.
Everyone has asked this question before. How many grants should you apply for? The answer depends. In this post, we dig into how to set a SMART grants goal that your nonprofit can achieve, as well as provide a way to figure out how many grants you may want to apply for.
Ever wonder if you're doing the right things before starting a grant? In this post, we'll dig into the things you should do before you actually start preparing your next grant application. This article will be helpful for you whether you're an individual grant writer or find yourself on a team.
If you're wondering if your nonprofit is grant ready, this article is for you. In it, we dig into what it even means for a nonprofit to be grant ready, signs to watch out for when it comes to readiness, as well as provide you a grant readiness checklist to work through in answering this question for your nonprofit.