Here's an instance where a local sheriff political candidate refers to his grant writing skills as a reason to be elected. The ability to raise funds in every local agency is a valuable asset. The skill is three-fold: grant writing;&nb...
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A concerned Minnesota resident had never written a grant before, but the Winona City Council is happy she took the initiative to craft a proposal that may lead to funds for a pedestrian bridge across a dangerous stretch of Highway 61.
The mayor of Erie has hired the city's first grants writer -- a luxury many nonprofit organizations are unable to afford -- and charged Abby Skinner with successfully accessing local, state and federal funding resources.
An Ithaca College alumna combined a passion for charitable causes with a background in journalism to forge a rewarding career as a grant writer for the Capital Area Food Bank, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C.
A long-term federal grants reviewer and the CEO of GrantWatch.com share how to overcome critical missteps in the funding process and start winning bigger and more lucrative grant awards.
All grant proposals must always include a needs statement. An effective needs statement should define an issue, and why a problem is of critical importance to the grant applicant and of interest to the funding source.
Writing with a purpose is in high demand. GrantWriterTeam, a service of GrantWatch, receives a steady stream of requests from grant seekeres who are looking for proven grant writers to help secure funds for their projects from public and private foun...
Mission and vision statements, are the first steps in the grant application process. The mission and vision statements should articulate the long-term direction that guides an organization's daily operations.
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