Non Profit News

Keys to Winning Grants

by Jule' Colvin on June 24, 2011

Walk step by step through the grant seeking process with our expert staff.  Topics include:  How agencies can prepare for grant seeking; Types of grant proposals; Elements of a successful grant proposal; How to position your agency for grant winning and How to design programs that will attract grant funding. Click Here to learn more […]

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GrantPathways’ staff teaches our clients to endeavor to keep their administrative and fundraising costs at 30% or below of their entire agency budget and, if possible, below 28%.   Our reason for this advice was further substantiated in a recent article in the April 22nd issue of USA Today.  (See page 3A – Nation)  According to […]

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2011 Technical Assistance Funding

by Linda Daniels on March 24, 2011

The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County has just announced they will be taking applications for their 2011 Technical Assistance funding effective April 1st!  Check out their website:  www.childrensboard.org Do you provide services to children and families in Hillsborough County, Florida?   Can your organization use help developing and paying for strategic planning, board training, marketing, program […]

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Is Your Nonprofit Organization Ready for Social Media?

by Jule' Colvin on February 14, 2011

Is Your Nonprofit Organization Ready for Social Media? For nonprofit organizations, exposure to potential donors, supporters, and volunteers is critical to success and sustainability. Social media marketing is a great way to gain that much needed visibility and put a human face on your organization at virtually no cost. You can use social media sites […]

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Applications & Deadlines

by Jule' Colvin on January 23, 2011

A new grant season is upon us!  Our staff is busy working with numerous clients preparing them to submit grants.  If you would like to know what might be available for your non-profit, read on for a summarized list of upcoming deadlines.  Call or email the GrantPathways’ office for more details.  February Filing Deadlines February […]

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Omega Man

by Jule' Colvin on January 17, 2011

GrantPathways’ client, Omega Man Enterprise, Inc., a 501c3 founded by Marc Wilkes (Omega Man), is passionate about health and fitness and desires to motivate children toward healthy nutrition and exercise habits early in life.  Marc began building Omega Man several years ago in response to the growing problems of childhood obesity and bullying in our […]

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PROFIT is Not a Four Letter Word

by Jule' Colvin on December 20, 2010

Using For-Profit Strategies in the Non-Profit World 1prof·it: noun, often attributive \?prä-f?t\ Definition of PROFIT 1: a valuable return : gain 2: the excess of returns over expenditure in a transaction or series of transactions; especially : the excess of the selling price of goods over their cost Although there is no mention of money […]

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Seven Benefits to Outsourcing Your Grant Writing Initiatives While grant funds should not be the only revenue stream for a non-profit, they continue to be an effective way to raise dollars and should be a significant portion of a non-profit’s budget.   If your agency is actively seeking grant dollars, you may choose to hire an in-house grant […]

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Strategy for Nonprofits

by Jule' Colvin on July 19, 2010

As leaders of non-profit agencies you may often ask yourself if it is really necessary for your organization to spend valuable resources to develop a strategic plan? It certainly is!

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Standards for Charitable Accountability

by Jule' Colvin on July 19, 2010

At GrantPathways we often tell our clients that they need to think of themselves as a business with a mission. Other times we say they are a business with a big heart. We recently heard another non-profit expert refer to it as a mission-driven business. Regardless of how it is stated, the point we are […]

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