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10 of the Most Money-Giving Private Foundations:

Wed, May 6, 2015 @ 10:05 AM / by Mary Ross posted in after school program, education funds, community development, community development grant, STEM Education, free grant money, nonprofit grants, grants for education, grants for math education, enviornmental grants, enviornmental funding, STEM funding, nonprofit funding, professional development grant, top ten U.S. foundations, grants for Underprivileged, community engagement, education grant, afterschool program, after school programs, top foundations, grants for environment, foundations, foundation grant, foundation grant money, foundation grants, community grant, grants for envirvonmental projects


When looking for a grant to fit your organization’s needs, consider both government grants and foundation grants.  While both types can provide the funding you need, government grants can take six months to a year for review while private foundations typically take only three months.  So, if you need a quicker turnaround, you may want to look at which private foundations are giving the most money and consider how you can appeal to those foundations’ goals.  Here are 10 foundations that are giving the most money. 

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More Tips on Matching Funds for Grants

Fri, Dec 21, 2012 @ 16:12 PM / by Alisyn Franzen posted in grant services, free grant money, application tips, grant application hints, matching funds, grant writing help, find matching funds for grants, find matching funds, grant writing, Grant Writing Tips, grant application tips, in-kind funds


On one project, we worked for weeks with a church on a proposal that required a cost match. In-kind funds were acceptable, so we included the cost of transportation that the church was accustomed to providing. But the assistant pastor we were working with did not have signature authority and did not run this by the head pastor. On the day the proposal was due (submitting this late is not recommended!), the head pastor saw the final budget with a dollar-value commitment, and the fear in him grew greatly. He would not sign the proposal.

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See These Grant Opportunities for Animal Shelters

Wed, Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:12 AM / by Alisyn Franzen posted in grant services, free grant money, grant notification, professional grant writers, grant writing, animal shelter, animal shelter grant, animal shelter funding


We have received several inquiries lately about funding to support animal shelters. For all of you animal lovers and shelter workers, this blog is for you. We will highlight a select few of the many grant opportunities that may fit your needs. Remember that we are here to help you. If you need to find additional funding sources, or if you need help throughout any part of the grant process, we offer a variety of services to best fit your needs and help you meet your goals.

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