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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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Does your organization know how to give thanks and when to do it? And who should your organization be thanking exactly? Fundraising expert share secrets to raising funds for your organization.

Tone of voice is your attitude. You don't want to come across as over-confident, yet you don't want to come across as needy, with your hand out. In grantwriting there is a happy medium. That's what you want to aim for in your grant proposal.

Are government grants really a waste of valuable, precious, time? The Grant Whisperer will give you five compelling reasons to apply for a government grant. Listen in for Grant Writing strategies to earn funds for your cause. Fundraising... more

Of all the elements that must find their way into a grant proposal, there's one that may get overlooked. This is the element of community support. Include it and you'll strengthen your proposal; leave it out and you may get a rejection... more

Learn social media strategies to earn funds for your cause. Share your mission, build a community of supporters and raise funds! With Social Media non-profits like yours can tell their organizational stories in order to inspire donations.... more

Learn how Capacity Building grants can help your organization gain funds, gain supporters, and increase your sustainability. The Grant Whisperer will tell you all you need to know about capacity building grants and where to find them.

Has your annual appeal/fund program been given the responsibility of growing donor participation? Having your organization focus on donor behavior by looking at reactivation and retention rates, Heather Albrecht, CFRE, will give tips on... more

Special Guest Emily Davis: For the first time in history, there are four generations involved in philanthropy: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y (Millenials). Although each generation is philanthropic, they have individual... more

Special Guest Tim Hoyt has had a lifelong interest in how images can affect individuals and groups of people. He will talk about how photo or video captured becomes a story that individuals can share with their friends on social media... more
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