Building Your 2022 Funding Prospect List

As the summer heat subsides, don’t let your grants program cool down! The fall fundraising season is an important time to assess the performance of your grants program so far this year, including:   How many of your past grant funders repeated their giving in 2021?  How many qualified new grant funding opportunities did you find and pursue?  How many of the grant proposals you submitted were…

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Finding Emergency Grants During Crisis: Tips for New Grant Seekers

Adapted from an original article published by Grants Plus on Foundant Amidst an emergency like the COVID-19 crisis, we advise nonprofit organizations to contact their existing grant funders as soon as possible. But what if your organization does not have current grant funders? Perhaps you’ve received grants in the past but aren’t currently managing any…

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Guide to Emergency Federal Grants During Crisis: Updated February 2021

Over the past decade, nonprofit fundraising has been rapidly transformed by new ways to give. In particular, donor-advised funds have soared as a popular way for generous donors to support nonprofits of all sizes, creating an opportunity for nonprofits to boost revenues. Conceived by community foundations decades ago, today donor-advised funds (DAFs) are one of…

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Emergency Grant Seeking: Engaging Grant Makers in the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

Adapted from an article originally published by Grants Plus on Foundant The nonprofit sector is still struggling through the uncertainty and upheaval of the COVID-19 crisis. Social distancing and “shelter in place” decrees forced the cancelation of fundraising events and fee-based services, resulting in lost income. Many organizations are recovering from programmatic and operational disruptions…

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