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How to Write a Successful Grant by Mind Map: How to Write a Successful Grant
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How to Write a Successful Grant

Before you ask

What to update

Board

Financials

Donors

Programs

Volunteers

Staff

Where to update

Your website

Guidestar.org

Social media, Facebook, Facebook Page, Twitter, LinkedIn, Other?

Identifying potential funders

Review local donor and sponsor lists

Corporate Funding

Foundation

Marketing

NozaSearch.com

Foundation Funding

FoundationCenter.org, Foundation Directory, Cooperating Collections

GlassPockets.com

Other sources, GrantStation.com, GrantWatch.com

Government Funding

Jon Harrison's Grants and Related Resources

Applying

Review guidelines

Follow

Write clearly

Who

What

When

Where

Why

How

Dialogue

Ask for appropriate...

Type, Operating, Capacity Building, Capital Improvement

Amount, Budget revenue conservatively, Budget expenses appropriately

Timing

Performing

Deliver

Execute

Communicate

Recognize

In person

On site

Published materials

Online, Website, Social media

Thank

For tax purposes

By staff

By board

By others?

Evaluating

Report as required

Analyze

What worked?

What didn't?

How to improve?

What was achieved?

What was learned?

Alternative funding sources

Kickstarter.com

IndieGoGo.com

Crowdrise.com

Learn More

Philanthropy.com

Fundraising School at the Center for Philanthropy at Indiana University

Grantsmanship Center

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Storify.com