Grant Services - Advice and Tips

Finding the Top Funding Agencies for Your Organization

Thu, Nov 19, 2015 @ 11:11 AM / by Sherry Sherman posted in grant trend, funding trend, funding needs

0 Comments

Describing a funding organization in general that’s a good fit for funding is easy enough: it’s a foundation that funds your proposed activities, in the amount you need, when you need it. The time-consuming part is sifting through all of the foundations—their funding criteria and their funding history—to find the ones that are the best match for your organization. There are tens of thousands of foundations, so it can feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack.

Read More

Philanthropy and Grant Outlook for 2014

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 @ 16:12 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in grant trend, funding trend, 501(c)(3), Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 201, foundations, foundation grant money, federal spending

0 Comments

It’s that time of year again. A time for resolutions and a look back at the year that was. The world of grant-making is no exception. It’s important to look at the past year to see what new processes and tools developed, how these advances have been used, and how they will shape the future. GrantCraft, a project of the Foundation Center, recently released Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2014 by Lucy Bernholz. Bernholz has been working in, writing about, and consulting about the philanthropy world since 1990. This is the fifth annual industry forecast she has penned.

Read More

State of Foundation Grant Giving in Illinois

Fri, Jun 28, 2013 @ 16:06 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in finding grants, grant trend, funding trend, funding sources, state of Illinois giving, finding funding, Illinois foundations

0 Comments

"Follow the Money." It makes sense to search for funding sources in the areas that grant makers tend to fund.  This blog discusses some trends to help you understand where you might want to be looking.

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Lists by Topic

see all

Posts by Topic

see all

Recent Posts