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Creative Collaborations: 4 Tips for Adding Spark to Your Grant Proposals by Thinking Outside the Partnership Box

An outside-the-box partnership can give your grant proposal just the spark to make the reviewer say, “Wow – haven’t seen this before!” And that spark can mean the difference between “Hmm, maybe” and an enthusiastic “Yes!” Here are a few examples to kick-start your creative thinking.   How important is collaboration to successful grantseeking? One…

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Message to a New Would-Be Grantseeker

It’s tough enough for well-established organizations to bring in grant dollars for their programs. What can a “new kid” do to get off to a good start? Hello, Ms. Boess. My name is Janice Jones. I am assistant to the pastor of First Light Mission. We are a new faith-based organization that would like to…

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The Five Whys: Digging Deep to Rediscover Your Passion

  The poor fellow just wasn’t getting it. A volunteer with a rural fire department, he’d come to my two-day class, “The Grantsmanship Game: Playing to Win,” with a clear purpose in mind: To get funding for  his fire department to complete a national accreditation process. Now, I was using him as an example in…

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