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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 grantwriting secrets from a grantwriting expert. Not just any old secrets, but my Top Three Secrets to Successful Grantwriting. Today, I'll focus on tip #1.

More grant writing tips. Inspiration to write your first grant proposal. The job of a grant writer. What skills and background are necessary?

Learn about how to ensure your organization's sustainability. Plan for your organization's future needs. Grant writing tips from an expert. Sandra Gresham is Director of Development for Easter Seals Central California. Easter Seals... more

Barb Larkin will talk about the disaster in Japan, what the Red Cross is doing to support the relief efforts, disaster fundraising, and how people can help. Barb Larkin is the CEO of the American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter.... more

What are the secrets to getting foundation grants? Come find out! Learn how foundation grants are different than other grants. Get the information you need from an expert.

Is there a secret to getting corporate grants? Listen to find out! How are corporate grants different than other grants? You'll learn how corporate grantmaking works, what corporate funders support, and how to find corporate grant opportunities.

Veronica Patlan Murphy has over 11 years of professional experience as a fundraiser. For the past five years she’s been the Stewardship Director at San José State University. She has an undergraduate degree from San José State... more

Wipe out weak writing. You can be nurturing and kind in person, but be fierce on the page. Learn to cut to the chase and have your grant reader drawn to your proposal. Examples of vague and specific grant proposal sentences.

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
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