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Ethics in Grant Writing

During a recent meeting with a prospective client, the inevitable discussion about compensation arose. The potential client expressed concerns about hiring a grant writing consultant based on two previous experiences. In the first, he paid a grant writer $2,500 up front to develop several proposals. Midway through the development of the first proposal, the client […]

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Uncertain Times…

At the beginning of the 2017, many organizations may be uncertain and mulling over where that leaves them in terms of programming, policy work, funding diversification, and stakeholder support.  The key is the ability to remain agile in uncertain times, but yet to “stay the course” so to avoid mission drift. One overall suggestion PGC […]

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Grant Funding Success: Are You Ready?

The Organizational Capacity Assessment Report Grant dollars are the life blood of most non-profits and yet many non-profits don’t fully understand the importance of being “grant ready” as they expend countless hours researching and completing grant applications only to receive the dreaded “not funded” letter.  Even with the talent of a team like Palmetto Grant […]

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Creating Effective Partnerships for Competitive Grant Proposals, Part 2

In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of integrating your nonprofit’s partnerships into grant proposals to increase credibility and showcase how your services dovetail with other providers in your community. Today we’ll look at how to choose organizations as partners that can be mutually beneficial to all parties. The Independent Sector has developed […]

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