Another dose of Resource Roundup: Best of July 2017! Enjoy these great resources from around the web. . .
by Aly Sterling, Founder & President of Aly Sterling Philanthropy
From your volunteer coordinator to development director, it’s no secret that every nonprofit professional plays a crucial role in running your organization. After all, your staff is the heart, mind, and soul of your operations and as a nonprofit leader, it’s your job to not only recruit the best in the business but also. . .
What elements of a grant proposal must be examined through an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion lens? How can funders increase equity in the grant application process? How do you ensure there’s community input in your program planning?
Answers to all these and more on #GrantChat – July 18, 2017.
Would it surprise you to know that some nonprofits have never – and will never – turn to grant funding as part of their development plan?
I have worked with nonprofits that have been around for over 50 years and are just now venturing into the grant world. They usually take the journey because of an external force, and not because they want to rely on grants.
- “Float like a butterfly, sting like a grant rejection.” Muhammad Ali
- “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but still need to build the relationship with a potential major donor.” Erica Jong
- “Don’t ever wrestle a pig. You’ll both get dirty, and your staff will never let you choose another team building activity again.” Cale Yarborough