Cross-posted from TheRealAmandaFaye.com. For a while now, I’ve been wanting to write about the congruence between leadership and dog agility. (And no, it’s not just so I can share pics and video of my two awesome canine teammates...Okay, maybe it is a little bit.) Over the years, working with multiple different agility trainers to prepare … Continue reading What I learned about running a business, managing clients, and training employees from my dogs.
In case you didn't know, it's Ethics Awareness Month for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Grant Professionals Association (GPA). I am a newish member of the GPA Ethics Committee, and I'm really excited to celebrate this month and share about Grant Ethics.
“What’s the difference?” you might ask. “Isn’t an editor or any writer the same as hiring a grant writer?” Emphatically, the answer is no. A grant writer, or, as we like to be called, grants professional, is not the same as an article writer, blog writer, or editor. Grant writing is a specialized, hybridized skill … Continue reading HOW TO HIRE A GRANT WRITER – A REAL ONE
Welcome back for another installment of Grant Writing 101. Today we’re going to start diving into the many components of a grant proposal, which typically includes: A program or project descriptionA statement of need or case statementAddressing your target audienceBudgets and budget narratives and other financial documentsMeasurable goals and objectivesSimple evaluation methods for your … Continue reading Grant Writing 101 – Drafting a Program/Project Description
Hi and welcome to the first in my series “Grant Writing 101.” This series of web tutorials will review the components of a grant proposal and is geared towards artists and arts organizations who are seeking grant funding to support their artistic endeavors. Over the course of the next few months, I’ll post weekly tutorials reviewing … Continue reading Grant Writing 101