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The Grant Whisperer radio show features grant writing tips, secrets, and fun. Everything you need to know about grant writing to raise funds for your organization. Scroll to the bottom of this page and click on "Show Extras" for a peek at her book. Short 15 minute episodes give you the tools and guidance you need. Special guest fundraising experts will also share their secrets. Victoria M. Johnson, CFRE has been a successful grantwriter for over ten years. McGraw-Hill published her book, Grant Writing 101, in January 2011. She blogs at http://www.GrantWhisperer.com to further help those in need of grantwriting tips, inspiration, and an occasional kick in the pants.

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Learn to write a kick-butt grant proposal. Expert advice to help your organization write competitive grants and earn funds. No more wimpy grant proposals!

Telling stories has been an effective way to capture attention, engage an audience, and motivate them to act. Andy Goodman will explain why he believes storytelling remains the single most powerful communication tool you possess,... more

Let’s Talk About Mission Part I

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by Victoria M. Johnson p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } If you're new to grantwriting or if you're new to the nonprofit... more

Look over my shoulder as I sit at my desk. I've heard about a potential government grant and I will show you step-by-step how I evaluate whether or not this opportunity is a fit for my organization. I'll show you how to save valuable... more

Government Grant Writing 101. Are government grants right for your organization? Should your organization apply for a federal or state grant? Top reasons you should apply. Where to find government grants.

Raise funds, you must. Write a grant, today. Help is here, I am. The Jedi Master, Yoda, was a shrewd and gifted warrior. He taught the ways of 'The Force' and we'll talk about his ways and what he might say if he were a grant writer.

Back to reality. Grant Writing 101. More grantwriting tips to start off your year. The bare minimum you need to write a grant proposal.

Live from Honolulu, Hawaii. Make your new year's resolutions for bringing in grant funds for your organization. Make 2013 the year you win a grant award for a much needed program or project. Learn how to write grant proposals using the latest... more

Where to Find Grant Proposal Samples, Part I

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by Victoria M. Johnson If you're new to grantwriting, one thing I recommend is for you to locate and read grant proposal samples before attempting to write one yourself. You have much to gain by reading proposal samples such as: get a... more

Learn from grant writing expert and special guest, Beverly Lenihan, CBC, CFRE. Bev is a senior management consultant to non-profits, planning and managing strategic programs designed to accelerate and sustain their success and... more
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