In this 60-minute grant writing deep-dive session, Margit Brazda-Poirier shares what to do and what not to do when it comes to project budgets. She explores the best way to present an A+ project budget and more.
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.
Not sure what to do in a recession? In this 1-hour workshop, we explore what’s the status of the economy today, how recessions can impact fundraising, how you can prepare and adjust your fundraising strategies, and more.
In this 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll get clarity on how to make the job of fundraising as awesome as it can be and learn a simple and easy-to-understand "5 Day Fundraising Framework" to organize your fundraising life.
In this one hour workshop, Shavonn Richardson, founder and CEO of Thank and Ink Grants, digs into how to set your proposal up for success before you even start writing, how to make your proposals more competitive, and common mistakes to avoid.
A fundraising appeal letter is crucial to your funding success. Learn how to write a fundraising appeal letter that moves the needle in these 5 proven steps.
Learn everything you need to know about grant professional certification, including eligibility, fees, and 5 proven study tips to succeed.
In this blog post, we lay out the proven grant writing process — from finding the right grants for your nonprofit to writing a winning proposal in 7 steps.
In this 1 hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you'll learn how to set your nonprofit up for success with funders by designing accurate and achievable performance indicators.
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 learn how to use a hyper-focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) to improve the strength and duration of grant-funder relationships.
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 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll learn what how to get grant ready and what background information and more to have right at your fingertips, so you get to what’s really important – describing the great program that needs funding, today!
In this 1 hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to know what sways company decision-makers when reviewing donation requests.
In this 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to know what an LOI is and why it is important to the grant writing process, how to obtain the key elements necessary for an LOI, and how to understand the construction of an LOI.
In this 1 hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to find evidence-based data and evidence-based means, how to read and understand the data, and how to summarize evidence-based data and use it to support/justify your grant proposal.
In this 1 hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to build a funnel and know who goes in, how to steward funders, and how to add new prospect.
In this 60-minute grant writing deep-dive session, Margit Brazda-Poirier shares her 1-page formula for writing LOIs that get attention from funders every time and we dive deep into two registrants' draft LOIs for feedback.
In this 1 hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to know how to write a "boilerplate grant template" to help streamline your grant writing process.
In this 1 hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to build a funnel and know who goes in, how to steward funders, and how to add new prospects.
In this 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll be able to examine the criteria for weighing low, medium, and high-level priority prospects and how this can feed into dashboard data and your fundraising plan.
In this 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll learn how to utilize several different decision-making tools to help determine which prospects to pursue and create a replicable system that will help you win the right funders in the future.
This post dives into the 21 best grant writing examples to show you how to compose an impactful cover, make your case for support, and weave data into your proposal, among many other actionable tips.
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 dig into what makes an effective impact narrative, the importance of impact narratives, as well as five steps you can take to write good ones for yourself.
In this article, you'll learn the basics of grant writing, the most common sections of grants, and what to do before and during the grant writing process.
In this article, you will learn all about grant writer demand, how to actually become a grant writer, and what to expect from a grant writing career including stress, salary, and the best personality types for the job.
In this 1 hour workshop with Katie Appold, of Do More Good, you will learn how to leverage confidence in your approach to your work and your grant strategy.
In this one-hour webinar (including time for Q&A), Allison Shirk will teach you how the process of reviewing grant applications is changing so that more organizations are able to compete and how you can stand out and make your grants more successful.
In this post, we'll explore whether or not grants are worth all the effort, the seven signs to help you determine if a grant is worth pursuing, and bonus tips for when and when not to pursue a grant.
This article will describe what a grant narrative is, what the keys to an effective grant narrative are, the best tips & tricks for making your narrative stand out, and some additional resources to help you in developing your grant narrative.
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.
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Shavonn Richardson, founder of Think and Ink Grant Consulting, will share with you how to take action today and develop a proven reusable strategy for every grant your organization finds.
This article will explore what a grant rejection letter is, various examples of grant rejection letters, how to understand your rejection letter, and some of the top reasons grant applications are rejected.
In this post, you'll learn some examples of effective grant proposals, characteristics of successful grants, and some grant writing tips for success. We'll also leave you with some additional grant writing resources.
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.
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Rachel Werner will dig into how to overcome the fear of reaching out to funders and get yourself introduced to new funding prospects.
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Margit Brazda Poirier, Owner of Grants4Good, will share with you the three ways to stand out and win the grant. By the end of this workshop, you'll know the #1 strategy every nonprofit must use to get funding, and how your nonprofit can stand out from the competition.
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Tiffany Nobles, owner of T. Nobles Grant Consulting, LLC, will share with you the 5 time-saving tips she uses in her grants consultancy to improve productivity. Tips will include ways to use Instrumentl to save time on prospecting and sharing info with clients.
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Julie Assel shares some straight talk about understanding and taking advantage of the grant opportunities in the American Rescue Plan Act!
In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Matt Hugg shares the 10 points he outlined that he had consistently heard from discussions and interviews with funders over the last 30+ years, including: their frustrations, the importance of communications and their humanity (among others).
In this one-hour grant workshop, you'll learn what it takes to get stellar support letters to help you with your grant applications. Rachel Waterman from Global Development Solutions provides clear examples of great support letters so you can improve your own.
This article digs into answering the question of whether or not grant writing certificates are worth it. In it, we address why grant certifications exist, what some grant course options are for you, as well as help you answer the question for yourself or your grant writer.
Want to learn how to use partnerships to win more grants? Then this free grant training is for you! In this one-hour grant workshop, we dig in with Maryn Boess to discuss how partnerships can win you more grants and turbocharge your grants success.
Wondering how to take your organization from flat-footed to sprinting towards finding and applying for new funding opportunities? Then this free grant workshop collaboration between Instrumentl and Nonprofit Hub is for you. In this one-hour grant workshop, we dig in to discuss how to go from zero to hero with your grant strategy.
If you're struggling figuring out whether or not you should apply for that grant opportunity, this free grant training is for you. In this one-hour grant workshop, we dig in with Stacy Fitzsimmons, to discuss how to make the most of a decision matrix to decide whether or not to pursue a grant.
If you're coming across Writer's Block when it comes to starting to write grants for your nonprofit, then this free grant training is for you. In this one-hour grant workshop, we dig into specific tactics that Holly Rustick has used to write effective grants that win funding. You'll walk away with an example for each tip that you can start applying for your own grant applications.
If you're overwhelmed by the number of grant opportunities there are for your nonprofit to pursue, then you need to watch this free grant training. In this 1-hour grant workshop, Meredith Noble reviews how to filter down from 100+ grant opportunities to the top pursuits for your organization.
If you have no idea how to get meaningful feedback on your grant proposals from grantmakers or what to even do when you get feedback, then this 1.5-hour grant workshop is for you. In this free grant training, you'll learn how to ask, how to get, and how to make sense of funder feedback.
If you're struggling to find grant funding for your nonprofit, this 1-hour grant workshop is for you. In it, we dig into how to use strategic planning tools (including use of a SOAR model) to help your nonprofit form a cogent strategy for effective grant planning and prospect research.
If you're wondering how to win grants effectively now and post-COVID, this 1-hour grant workshop is for you. In it, we dig into the three C's to thriving in a pandemic economy, how to find the best grants, and how to prepare essential documents for grant applications.
If you're struggling to write compelling objectives for your projects, this 1-hour grant workshop is for you. In it, we dig into the connection between your project's goals, SMART objectives, and grant research keywords.