Grantwriting Tips

These posts share grantwriting tips, based on 18 years of writing and reviewing grant proposals. Check out the helpful advice in the comments, and please add your wisdom, too.

8 tell-tale signs of a grantwriting rookie – New to grantwriting? Are you sending signals that you are a newbie?

6 tips for your next budget – Good writing can go a long way in getting the grant. So can good numbers.

Dissecting the rejection – When you don’t get the grant, it’s important to find out why.

8 tips for hosting a site visitHow to put your best foot forward when foundation officers come calling.

How readable is your grant proposal? – Put your next request to the readability test and help your readers understand a whole lot more.

Lead with the right hook - Use the first sentence of your grant request to reel in your reader and introduce your mission.

3 steps to an artful ask – A good call to action is as simple as 1, 2, 3.

5 faux pas to avoid with fundersThese 5 examples will make most grantmakers cringe.

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