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BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

They are volunteers, too!
Look here for information and the latest techniques to develop your board or committee. The purpose is to help those who work or serve on nonprofit boards of directors or committees.

~May 2011~


GRANT WRITING MADE EASY

O.K., not easy, but manageable.  Do you need a grant to sponsor a special training?  Do you want a big bash for National Volunteer Week 2012?  A small grant might be just the ticket.  Many national companies allow local managers to give away money to charity.  (K-Mart, UPS, Wal-Mart).  Most require a letter outlining the need for the request.  Here, as an attachment, are some tips on writing a grant letter. 

  • Keep it to one page. 
  • Have someone else read it for clarity. 
  • Be succinct! 
  • Get the best writer you know to compose. 
  • Use active language. 
  • Create a summary of the need that is tight and specific
  • Get the grammar police to check before you finalize
  • Read this attachment

Grant Elements PDF


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