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Corporations May Offer Multiple Sources of Funding
As grantseekers are researching corporate giving opportunities, they should be aware multiple opportunities may be available from not only the company, but its founders, too. For instance, Andersen Windows and Doors has the Andersen Corp. Foundation, as wellas a family foundation, the Fred C. &...
posted 5/17/13 1:02 PM read complete story
Expert Says to Not Overplay Loss of Funding
In a recent audio conference, a grants expert offers insights on how to approach a foundation for funding for a project which has lost its federal funding source. "As a result of federal cutbacks, you could find yourself trying to replace the entire program; requesting funds from foundations t...
posted 5/10/13 3:40 PM read complete story
Different Mindsets Needed for Federal, Foundation Funding
During a recent CD Publications audio conference, a grant expert offers details on whata grant-writer's initial mind-set should be when transitioning from pursuing federal grants to foundation funding. "With federal grants, you react and respond to requests for proposals," says GlendaO'Ne...
posted 5/9/13 3:36 PM read complete story
Quality Prospect Research Crucial to Refocusing Grant Searches
In today's uncertain budget times, a grant writing professional offers tips on refocusing funding searches from federal funding programs to foundation offerings. "The first step is getting your governing board's commitment to pursue private-sector grants," says Glenda O'Neal during CD P...
posted 5/8/13 11:29 AM read complete story
Car Dealers Provide up to $85M in Grants Annually
Nonprofits ignoring local car dealers as a source of funding for their endeavors do so at their own financial peril. A first-of-its kind Ford Motor Co. survey, Dealers' Giving Study, finds that the company's dealers contribute up to $84.6 million annually to their communities. The top giving area...
posted 3/15/13 12:52 PM read complete story
Local Franchisee Relationship Development Can Lead to Funding
Nonprofits and schools developing programs to improve community safety should get to know the local Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins franchisees. Dunkin' Brands has a foundation, but it doesn't accept unsolicited proposals. The foundation, however, does work with franchisees at the local level to p...
posted 3/15/13 11:51 AM read complete story
Experts Explore Funding Opportunities for Children and Youth Programs
Despite federal budget uncertainty, children and youth program providers can still tap into a range of private and federal funding opportunities that will be available this year, CD Publications' grant experts said during a recent nationwide audio conference.
posted 2/18/13 5:46 PM read complete story
Foundations Taking Pledge to Improve ‘Underserved’ Programs
Those looking for funding for underserved communities should take a look at a list of foundations that have joined the Philanthropy's Promise Campaign, an effort of the Nat'l Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). Currently, 125 foundations have pledged through the campaign to dedicate at le...
posted 6/26/12 07:56 AM read complete story
Philadelphia Mayor Provides Example of Effective Community Partnership
At a recent Justice Dept. conference, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (D) provides FAM with a great example of how a community partnership met its goal of reducing crime in the Hartranft area of his city. Hartranft was the initial site of the PhillyRising Collaborative, an effort to strengthen co...
posted 4/4/12 4:26 PM read complete story
Universities Use Lobbying Techniques to Preserve Pell Funding
At the Nat'l Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting, FAM learns about interesting lobbying efforts employed at two colleges to maintain Pell Grant funding. The two lobbying effort were used successfully maintain Pell funding during the contentious budget deficit debates...
posted 2/8/12 4:37 PM read complete story
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