INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

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Because you’re allowing them to give you money instead of the government. Money that they would have to pay in any case can now go to you. Don’t be short sighted and focused on short term money. On the evils of credit cards: Saving money is a huge issue.

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Interview with Jennifer Chandler, National Council of Nonprofits

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If you have earned income for your nonprofit or government contracts or grants, this interview will be important for you to watch. Where does our money come from? Conflict Earned income Government contracting Leadership Nonprofit Downturn Nonprofit Leadership Summit women

Interview with Erik Anderson

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Erik Anderson will be teaching you how to make contingency or scenario plans at the Nonprofit Leadership Summit. –If you have a government contract or grant-what’s the problem? Those that have continued to rely on government funding are just struggling.

Top 10 Grant Money Myths: Do You Think You Know What You're Doing While Looking for Grant Money? Or, Do You Know That You Don't?!

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Top ten myths about grant money : The myths are in red font. Time, money, research, planning, team work, writing, etc. A new fundraising method takes at least three years to make money and advanced committee planning. There are grants for individuals If I had a dollar for every time I'm asked to help raise money for an individual (I could donate a lot of money to a good cause). Legit grants for individuals come from municipalities (governments, Tribes, etc.)

WE Rules! Make Your Messages Matter Now

Getting Attention

In a recent appeal from one client’s CEO, we talked about his six-month struggle to get government funding for an important program. If you’ve been given provisional state funding or short-term, contingent funding, say so.

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Libraries, what are they for? A Story & 5 Fundraising Ideas for Libraries

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You have to fill out a renewal form for government assistance which has just been moved online as a cost saving measure (this isn’t hypothetical, more and more municipalities are doing this now). You have a very limited idea of how to use a computer, you don’t have Internet access, and your survival (and the survival of your grandson) is contingent upon this form being filled out correctly.

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What Can We Nonprofits Do In This Uncertain Economy?

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Without a doubt the way a nonprofit best survives a tough economy is to have already worked out and have ready an effective, viable, and all-encompassing organizational stressed-budget contingency plan to deal with financial crises; such as our difficult economy today. Investments in contingency plans or tomorrow, for some organizations are just too expensive (in particular, for small or start up nonprofits).

How Do We Afford Grant Writing?

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If you are an individual looking for grant money, see my post about Individuals and Grants [link] ] Applying for grant money (especially as a start up non profit or for new programs or new projects) is a great way to raise donations that should not be avoided. a foundation, local business, local government, etc.) See my post [link] How, though, do you apply for grants if you don't have the staff, volunteers, or money for a contractor to do the grant application work?