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Telling the Story of Your Non-Profit’s Impact to Donors

“In the end, we’ll all become stories.”  – Margaret Atwood When your organization prepares grant proposals, you likely include data and statistics about your services. One often-overlooked strategy to help prospective donors truly understand your work and find it imperative to make an investment is through including compelling stories along with your grant narrative. All […]

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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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