What can you do when you receive a letter of declination? Here are some ideas: For federal proposals, you should receive panel feedback and scores on your application. Take the time to go through these, as you can likely improve your score on next year’s grant round. Many federal agencies post winning proposals on their websites.…

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Even if you are not funded, the process of putting together an ambitious proposal, including a budget and all the attachments, can pay off. A significant grant proposal forces planning and organization to happen quickly because you have a deadline and a list of requirements. Those general thoughts of “we should update our financials and our…

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At The Grants Collective, we’ve seen a lot of grants get submitted with sweaty palms and jittery fingers, and we’ve been known to pop the bubbly over some particularly cantankerous submissions. Inevitably, we’re asked, What happens next?  We’ve volunteered for and worked as grant reviewers for community foundations, state programs, and federal agencies, so we can give…

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If you’re anything like us, you hate feeling like you don’t know how to help your organization get the grant funding it needs. And some grant opportunities are confusing, and federal RFPs can be downright frustrating. As grant writers, we used to hate that feeling too, and that’s why we created two ways for you…

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REGISTER FOR ALL EVENTS BELOW!Events are at 901 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Suite D-220 unless otherwise noted.  6/30 Talent Academy Applications Due!  See below for more details and apply before the deadline! 7/8 11a-12p Reading Circle The Social Profit Handbook by David GrantThe Social Profit Handbook: The Essential Guide to Setting Goals, Assessing Outcomes and Achieving Success for Mission-Driven Organizations by David…

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A good plan in building your organization’s business documentation will greatly improve your overall success, both in providing services to your community and in seeking grants to make your organization sustainable. Beyond your Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws, good organization documentation includes the items listed in the model below. Templates and guidelines on how to build…

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Join The Grants Collective for a 3-day workshop where you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of grant seeking from New Mexico based grant professionals and trainers. You’ll receive hands-on guidance through project-based learning, interactive exercises, and a customized workbook to use and refer to as you work on future grant proposals. After registration, you will also receive…

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Albuquerque, NM June 17, 2019 — The Talent Academy for grant professionals, a four-month professional development program run by The Grants Collective, has helped 29 New Mexican nonprofit organizations refine their grant seeking processes and secure over $9.5 million in grant funding during the first year after completing the fellowship. The Talent Academy is geared…

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