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How to Write a Winning Grant Proposal

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This resource provides tips and recommendations for how to make your grant proposal stand out from others and assure you create a document that is well written, informative and engaging, with tips for each section of the proposal.
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Building a Grassroots Fundraising Culture: Answering the Tough Questions

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Grassroots fundraising efforts can be a valuable tool for diversifying funding sources, building community investment in your organization, and developing grassroots leadership. This guide from RoadMap offers responses to some of the most commonly asked questions about grassroots fundraising.
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Ten Fundraising Responsibilities for Every Board Member

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If an organization's board has members who are uncomfortable about helping raise money, this short article provides easy suggestions for activities that every board member can do to help with fundraising efforts.
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Nonprofit Funding Models

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There are numerous different methods that can help organizations successfully build a donor base. The NH Center for Nonprofits offers this excellent overview of the types of fundraising in an easy-to-read pdf document on their website Nonprofit Next.
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Friends with Money: A Guide to Fundraising on Social Media

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Using case studies, useful interviews and free resources, this guide illustrates how social media provides an invaluable and underused set of tools that can facilitate the fundraising process, from identifying potential new donors and cultivating relationships to ultimately making the ask and saying thank you.
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UNFPA Strategy and Framework of Action to Addressing Gender Based Violence 2008-2011

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This framework identifies eight priority areas in which UNFPA should strategically direct programming to address gender based violence.
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Introduction to Grant Writing

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Professional grant writers use clear, specific language to focus the reader’s attention, and to persuade the reader to fund their proposal. Learning to write successful grant proposals is no small task, but the writing process can become easier with practice and awareness of a few common missteps. This page from Purdue University offers a helpful introduction to writing a successful grant proposal.
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Make It Count! How Social Justice Organizations Can Make the Most of Year-End Fundraising

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For organizations who don’t have much grassroots fundraising experience or development staff dedicated to fundraising, it’s difficult to know where to start or how to stand out in this competitive fundraising environment. This article outlines a few simple tips on how social justice organizations can make the most of their end of the year fundraising.
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A Guide to Donor Retention

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Nonprofits have a far greater chance of obtaining gifts from current donors than they do of acquiring new donors, which makes donor retention one of the most important tenets of a successful fundraising program. This resource from Bloomerang is designed to help organizations better understand how best to retain donors.
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Basic Elements of Grant Writing

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This easy to follow guide to the basic elements of grant writing provides strategies for each stage of the process, including how to prepare to write a proposal, how to create a well-written and compelling proposal, and what do to as follow-up to proposal submission. 
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What Is a Social Enterprise?

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Social Enterprise Alliance suggests the following basic working definition for social enterprise: "organizations that address a basic unmet need or solve a social or environmental problem through a market-driven approach." This page from Social Enterprise Alliance explains what social enterprise is and how it can be used to further a mission.