Season 7

Travel Tips When Using Grant Funds
Episode 12

Travel Tips When Using Grant Funds

Grant funding can be used for travel, if the funder allows it. Your needs for travel expenses will vary from airline and hotel costs to reach a conference event to local mileage for traveling nurses to visit seniors in their homes. If federal funding is involved,...

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Business Building
Episode 11

Business Building

Have you started your own business? Are you thinking about it? Whether you plan to be a grant consultant, start a fundraising empire, or want to freelance here and there, it is important to think about your plans for maintaining or growing your business. We are joined...

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Grant Management 101
Episode 10

Grant Management 101

Grant management is a vital part of the grant life cycle. If you cannot keep the funding awarded to your agency, you are lessening the chance of future funding. Today we’re walking you through the five main components of post-award work. Whether you are new to the...

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How To: LOI
Episode 9

How To: LOI

From small family foundations to large corporation foundations, many funders ask potential grantees to submit an LOI. Do they mean a Letter of Intent or Letter of Interest? Do they want one page or three? What topics do they expect you to cover? The simple answer: it...

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More Than Grant Writers
Episode 8

More Than Grant Writers

Sure, your title may have “writer” in it, but we are more than grant writers. Grant professionals build capacity, develop programs, conduct research, work with clients, build budgets, and so much more. We also have a voice in philanthropy, because without nonprofits...

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Successful Grant Management for the Win!
Episode 5

Successful Grant Management for the Win!

So many people are focused on getting the grant. But then it’s awarded. Now what? Grant management is a key component to keeping your grant awards AND getting future grant awards. Join our conversation with Rachel Werner and Lucy Morgan of MyFedTrainer.Com about all...

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Breaking Down Silos Between Grants and Development
Episode 4

Breaking Down Silos Between Grants and Development

Grant writing, just like fundraising, is very relational. The truth is that people give to people. This is why we are talking to Kara D. Mostowy, CFRE, GPC, Chief Development Officer of The Watson Institute. We are working to break down the silos between fundraisers...

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Grant Writing Pro Tips
Episode 3

Grant Writing Pro Tips

With a combined 50+ years of grant writing experience, our cohosts know their way around a grant proposal. Today they are sharing writing tips based on lessons learned, sometimes the hard way. Whether you are new to the grant field or have been doing this a few...

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Productivity Tips From Your Nerdy Best Friend
Episode 2

Productivity Tips From Your Nerdy Best Friend

Tech tools abound to make the lives and work of grant professionals easier. But some of the tools, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), can be scary and overwhelming. If you are not an early adopter of technology, then have we got the nerd who jumps in and figures...

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AI and Its Place in the Grant World
Episode 1

AI and Its Place in the Grant World

The use of artificial Intelligence tools for writing is a hot topic of discussion in the grant and fundraising community these days. Questions abound about the efficacy, ethical boundaries, and inherent bias associated with AI. Join our discussion with Philip Deng,...

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