Fundraising - All Disciplines

Grant Writing Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful to Be Successful

Jana Hexter

Grant writing is stressful because it is a convergence of two of our biggest stressors — time and money. I believe that grant writing can be much less stressful and actually empowering when we recognize it as a form of sacred service. It can be a beautiful way for us to bring our soul’s deepest yearnings into action in the world.

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Are You Ready for Gift Planning?

Brian M. Sagrestano, JD, CFRE

Knowing that gift planning is important for your prospects and will be valuable to your organization, it is time to ask if you are ready to start a proactive gift planning program. In some cases, you may think that you have a program already, but if you really consider it, you may find that you are not fully engaged in all that is necessary for success.

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Chapter 2 from: Help! They Want Me to Fundraise! A Nonprofit Fundraising Manual for Beginners

Susan Black

Editor's Note: We are pleased to share with you Chapter 2 of Susan Black’s book, Help! They Want Me to Fundraise! A Nonprofit Fundraising Manual for Beginners, published by CharityChannel Press. Our hope is that sharing this free chapter will help you discover how valuable the book will be to your success or the success of someone you know. You can pick up your copy at leading booksellers, including Amazon.

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