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Big things can (eventually) come in small packages Over the years, I have worked with many nonprofits that believe it's not worth it to pursue smaller grants. They only want to go after the big grants (and big is a different number for every organization - maybe...
At home, at work, and anywhere in your life, choosing a different thought keeps things in perspective and helps you move forward. Believe me, I’m a work in progress.
Just because you CAN pursue a grant proposal, that doesn’t mean you SHOULD pursue it. How do you know if your organization is grant proposal ready? And if it’s not ready, what can you do about it?
A stock grant proposal is a resource that every organization should have in its back pocket. It should be ready to go when you need it.
A father-daughter dance in jail, and a lesson on trusting the wisdom of the people your nonprofit serves. Ask them what they need, and really listen.
What can the evolution of the #1 song in the world teach you about management and fundraising? Consistency is key, pivot when necessary, and more.
Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.