As if the term “overhead” was not confusing enough,consider all the terms that can mean more or less the same thing.
Do the grants you research offer plenty of program dollars but never enough money for staff salaries, marketing, or administrative costs?
“What exactly is capacity building and how can I get a grant to do it?”
Have you ever heard of a nonprofit that didn’t apply for grant funding?
Successful grant writing begins with successful grant research. Finding the prospects whose priorities are well-matched to your current needs.
You’ve probably looked for grants and found that most foundations don’t want to fund your overhead.
Many find that the ED and board chair relationship is quite complex.
Do you have a donor relation plan? Do you know how you will touch various types of donors throughout your year?
Have you ever found yourself in the final stretch of planning your event and wondering “Why are we even going through all this trouble?”
I encourage you to think for a moment about how much your board is educated on their role.
What policies or procedures can your organization adopt to strengthen each of the following ten steps in the BOARD BUILDING process?
Have you been excited about a grant prospect only to realize that every single line item the donor is willing to approve must be for program participants?