July 26, 2017
Opinion: How Foundations Can Balance Strategic Goals and Community Needs
Grant makers can maximize their impact by focusing most of their spending on a few key objectives, but there’s nothing wrong with setting aside some money to support local ideas and institutions.
June 06, 2017
How to Improve Your Odds for Winning Corporate Grants
It can be hard to get a foot in the door — but once you do, corporate foundations want to build lasting relationships, not just cut checks.
May 10, 2017
Steps to Take Before Submitting a Joint Grant Proposal
Get experts' opinions on your proposal, list possible collaborators who could boost your project’s credibility, and more ways to increase the likelihood of success.
April 13, 2017
7 Reasonably Easy Things You Can Do to Improve Your Proposal
To better your chances of landing that big grant, write from the heart, don’t lecture readers, and find yourself a good editor.
January 19, 2017
5 Ways College Fundraisers Can Help Academics Attract Big Gifts
Development offices can help deans and professors overcome their aversion to raising money by taking it a step at a time, starting with understanding the academic mind-set.