Nonprofit Budgeting 101

Nonprofit Budgeting 101

Introduction When it comes to grant writing, one of the trickiest parts of putting together a proposal is figuring out the budget. This is where you lay out the financial details of your project, including the organization’s revenue and expenses. A well-crafted...
What Every Good Volunteer Needs to Know

What Every Good Volunteer Needs to Know

Introduction Volunteering can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it’s not always easy to know what to do (or not do) when you’re volunteering. Whether you’re a first-time volunteer or someone who’s been doing it for years, this guide...
How to Appeal to Funders

How to Appeal to Funders

Introduction  Setting up a meeting or submitting a new proposal with a potential funder can be nerve-wracking, but it’s important to remember that they’re people too. In order to make the best impression, it’s helpful to have an idea of what the...
How to A/B Test Sponsorship Asks

How to A/B Test Sponsorship Asks

Introduction Imagine you’re planning a charity event. You have a great venue, a fantastic cause, and a committed team. What you need now is sponsors. Sponsorship can be a key source of funding for non-profits, but it’s not always easy to find the right...
How to Write a Grant: Tips for Getting Started

How to Write a Grant: Tips for Getting Started

Introduction:  So, you’ve decided you want to write a grant. That’s great! Grants can be a great way to fund your organization’s work. But grants are hard work, and before you start writing, there are a few things you need to do to prepare. Follow...