Grant Heartbeat: The Red Back Pack Fund
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Spanx has set up the Red Backpack Fund.  This fund is for dedicated to empowering women in entrepreneurship.  They fund both for profit and nonprofit organizations founded by women.  The are giving a thousand $5,000 grants with open application rounds starting June 1, July 6, and August 3.  To learn about the application process and […]

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Now what? Fundraising In A COVID World
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Fundraising in a COVID World Never have nonprofits been more challenged in their fundraising efforts than now.  The cancellations of all events, loss of income for donors and larger donors redirecting funds to emergency pandemic needs have directly impacted the 1.8 million nonprofits across the United States.  Meanwhile we all are trying to do that […]

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How Your Nonprofit Can Be Ready for COVID Relief Loans and other benefits from the CARES Act
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The Unique Opportunity While we hope the government will understand the differences between the for-profit businesses and nonprofit corporations, consider that you may be filling out loans written for businesses and speaking with loan officers who may not be aware of how nonprofits are different.  Unlike most grantors, they may be less interested in your […]

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Tip of the Day: Mission Statements

    Mission Statements are critical to the success of the organization and even necessary for IRS and State Filings. The IRS cares that your board of directors is always following the mission statement in all decision making. The Mission Statement shares with any and everyone interested in your organization what you are doing to […]

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Creating or Rewriting Nonprofit Mission Statements

A nonprofit mission statement’s purpose is to communicate the essence of an organization. The mission statement includes why you do your work, what you do, how you do it, where you do it and who you do it for. Excellent mission statements are clear, concise, memorable and easy to say. There are many reasons you […]

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Grant Heartbeat: The Streisand Foundation

There are thousands of foundations that do not hold open grant processes. Many are family foundations who don’t want to be contacted and don’t share what they fund. I am often asked how they find nonprofits to fund and I’ve learned there are several ways these foundations learn about nonprofits they want to support. Your […]

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