10 Tips for Writing a Winning Grant

Welcome back to our Writing for Nonprofits Series! For this post, we enlisted the grant-writing expertise of Kate Frost, Resource Development Director at Children First/Communities in Schools of Buncombe County (Children First/CIS). This North Carolina nonprofit makes sure students have the tools they need to succeed in school and empowers the community to be advocates [...]

By |2018-07-31T12:47:09+00:00July 31st, 2018|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

What I Learned About Learning and Training

A Conference Report by Michelle Grasty-Colont I’ve wanted to be a teacher my entire life. There are photographs of a very young me with scattered stuffed animals, posed in front of them with a makeshift blackboard in my family’s den, “instructing” them on whatever knowledge I wanted to share. Years later, when I went to [...]

By |2018-07-18T09:50:21+00:00July 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

How to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Visibility with a Blog

Marketing for nonprofits can seem daunting. You may have to rely on in-house staff who are already short on time, but improving your organization’s visibility is important! The blog has become a staple in many businesses’ marketing strategy. Additionally, they’re a great way to stay true to your mission as a nonprofit: blogging doesn’t require [...]

By |2018-07-16T08:20:00+00:00July 16th, 2018|Knowledge Center|0 Comments

How to Write Compelling Fundraising Letters

About Fundraising Letters A fundraising letter does three essential things: (1) details a need or cause; (2) tells the recipient how they can contribute to that cause; and (3) thanks the potential donor for their continued support. Fundraising letters typically ask for money or supplies, but you can also use them to enlist the help [...]

By |2018-07-02T14:06:41+00:00July 2nd, 2018|News, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments