How’s your concentration? I know I’m not alone in lately having difficulty focusing on my work. I know because so many recent conversations have landed on the same sentence, …
“Initiate, Improve, Innovate, Iterate” is the mantra to follow as you look at current programs to find new sources for grant funded projects.
For grantwriters storytelling is an efficient tool for persuasion as it appeals to emotions like empathy and hope. Story can yield these emotions by example rather than thorough factual exposition.
What does it take to win an award? Convincing the funder to support your proposed project. The art of persuasion is front and center in grantwriting. Here’s how to approach the application with that goal.
FUNDING IS COMPETITIVE. There are some 1 million registered public charities in the US and that number is growing at nearly 20% per year according to the Urban Institute. It is critical to your funding success that your organization’s grantwriting stands out. So get loud by wearing your passion on your sleeve and in your writing.