Grants & Fundraising
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Steer Your School Into The Grant-Making Wind
Grants & Fundraising
It happens more often lately. You get a knot in your stomach. Surprises at work. This time, it’s when you open your browser to unexpected news: the neighboring school district got awarded a six-figure grant from an out-of-state private foundation.
The Untapped Opportunity of Private Foundations for K-12 School Funding
Grants & Fundraising
Why wouldn't you focus on the $600 billion worth of grants given out by the government? Why should you instead concentrate on the $10 billion coming from private foundations? There are four reasons
When We Merged Our Branding and Grant Writing Teams, Our Award Rates Shot Up to 63%
Grants & Fundraising
What is a foundation? The definition appears obvious at first. A foundation is a nonprofit entity that awards grants to organizations. Thinking about a foundation's objectives, however, makes the definition fuzzier. Some are
How to Use Storytelling for Your School to Get More Grants
Grants & Fundraising
For most of our client schools, fundraising covers 20% of operating expenses. How? They've moved on from individual donations. They've stopped going for the low hanging fruit and are thinking big. They spend
The Rise of Impact Philanthropy & Why Schools Should Take Note
Grants & Fundraising
Venture philanthropy. Angel philanthropy. Enterprise philanthropy. Impact philanthropy. Catalytic philanthropy. Strategic philanthropy. These are some of the names that are being used to describe the rise of a new kind of grant giving;
Lee Has Got a Dream For His School
Grants & Fundraising
The first time I met Lee he was greeting students with a smile and checking the crosswalk as they jumped off the school bus one by one. We met in the school's parking