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Staying Ready to Apply for that Dream Grant

If You Build It, They Will Come: Staying Ready to Apply for that Dream Grant Most of the time, working for a nonprofit means juggling competing deadlines, lack of resources and time constraints … all while fulfilling your important mission... Read More

Are You Ready to Apply for Grants? on williamsgrantwriting.com

Are You Ready to Apply for Grants?

Ready…Set…Go Whoa! You have a great project your organization is super excited about, and you think you are ready to apply for a grant. But are you really ready? The kneejerk reaction is to say, “Yes, of course,” because you’re... Read More

Finding a Grant for Your Nonprofit on williamsgrantwriting.com

Finding a Grant for Your Nonprofit

How to fund your 501 C3 Grants – the name itself conjures up feelings of red tape and bliss. However, for NPOs they can be an essential tool for success. On the bright side, grants can be obscenely generous, they... Read More

The Fine Art of Dining with Donors on williamsgrantwriting.com

The Fine Art of Dining with Donors

The hallmarks of the greatest grant seekers. It's an exciting scene. Two people take their seats at a candlelit supper. Two parties ready to make a good impression and maybe even form a lasting partnership. They know a little about... Read More

Real-World Grammar Lessons on williamsgrantwriting.com

Real-World Grammar Lessons

Good grammar is alive and well in the real world and you will be judged for it. We all have that one friend who takes great pleasure in correcting our grammar. They see nothing wrong with setting us straight about... Read More

Wait…Don’t Click on the Send Button Yet! How to Evaluate Your Grant Proposal on williamsgrantwriting.com

Wait…Don’t Click on the Send Button Yet! How to Evaluate Your Grant Proposal

Can a stranger read it and understand exactly what you plan to do? The very last field is finally filled in. Stick a fork in it and call it done. Time to click on the “submit” button and get that... Read More

The Secret Toolbox of Grant Writing Superheroes on williamsgrantwriting.com

The Secret Toolbox of Grant Writing Superheroes

Before you start grinding out a grant proposal, get the right resources at your disposal. Feel ready to dive into grant writing? First, you need to make sure you’ve packed the necessary equipment, so you succeed─and don’t end up crashing... Read More

Great Storytelling: Finding Your Project Narrative on williamsgrantwriting.com

Great Storytelling: Finding Your Project Narrative

Key tips for successful grant writing Just like a good novel, a standout grant proposal is full of action, excitement, love, suspense… No… that’s not right. We all know grant proposals won’t become required summer reading or great beach books.... Read More

Applying for Grants: When You Have an Awesome List but No Time to Write on williamsgrantwriting.com

Applying for Grants: When You Have an Awesome List but No Time to Write

You’ve put in tons of research to create a great list, but now, you’ve run out of time to write a proposal Think about all the time and care you put into building a great list. You’ve done an awesome... Read More

Grant Writing: What Makes Your Proposal Stand Out From the Crowd on williamsgrantwriting.com

Grant Writing: What Makes Your Proposal Stand Out From the Crowd

Your application will have multiple parts, but will each one tell the same story? “Oh, I could never do that,” they say. The thing they could never do is to ask for money. If you press them for a reason,... Read More

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