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Grant Writing

The Five Ws and H

Every grant proposal needs a story. But this story needs to be a tightly focused and organized one. All elements need to work together to

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Grant Writing

The Three Cs of Grant Writing

The building blocks of creating great proposals that can (and hopefully will!) be funded  start with the specific and detailed requirements you find in the

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Funding News

Opportunity Zones Priority

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has increased its focus on grants targeting Opportunity Zone census tracts, including more detailed requirements for getting Opportunity Zone

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Grant Writing

Demystifying Federal Grants

“We’d love to try our hand at federal grants, but we just don’t have the capacity.” “Federal grants bring in the big dollars, but I

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Grant Writing

Partners, Partners, Partners

You’ve reviewed a federal RFP and decided it’s a good fit for your agency. Time to write! Wrong! (ha pun intended) You’ll start writing soon,

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Grant Writing

Write to the RFP

Write to the RFP, not your just your program. And since we enjoy puns, right to the RFP. It sounds counterintuitive and at first glance not in

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Funding News

Federal Grant Ready Part II

Recently, we looked at your agency readiness for federal grants. In this post, we’re looking at your specific readiness to write successful grants that will

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Funding News

Sizing Up the RFP

The federal government releases dozens of funding opportunities (or Requests for Proposals- RFPs) every day, so it can be overwhelming to review these and make a

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