Will You Come to Your Own Rescue Before It’s Too Late?

Selfish Giving

That’s why I love these monks in Louisiana. The money they make supports the abbey. They make their own money, and when someone tried to take it away they battled back.

“Charity Doesn’t Solve Anything” -Mexican Billionaire

Wild Woman Fundraising

Slim’s critics claim that he is a monopolist, noting that his company Telmex (built over the course of several decades with tax-payers’ money) controls 90% of the Mexican landline telephone market. For example, aid is well and good, but I think that if we helped Congolese survivors of rape to build their own successful businesses, they would start to gather the resources and money required to protect themselves from mass rape by militia and gangs.

6 Cause Marketing Promotions You Can Learn From

Selfish Giving

What you can learn: Cause marketing just doesn’t raise money, it provides causes with a platform to succeed. Corporate partners have more to offer than just money. I’m always finding good examples of cause marketing on Twitter.

Easy Resources for the Grant Writer

Seeking Grant Money Today

They have compiled and regularly update a Foundation Data Book that lists all of the foundations in each of the following states; California, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington State. Good resources will lead to a solid, current, and well rounded start to seeking grant money! Even if you're only new to grant writing and don't know how you'll learn what you need to be successful in raising grants, there's hope!