8-Step Beginner’s Guide to Nonprofit Grants

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “Grants are free money.” Well, that’s false. Grants are not free. They’re very expensive in time and resources. It doesn’t matter if it’s a federal, state, county, or even a simple PTO (aka, Parent Teacher Organization) grant. All grants have costs, structure, and a formula.

For example, I will use one foundation that I believe embodies an ideal funder. Oregon based organization, Meyer Memorial Trust (aka, MMT), has been great to us. In addition, they have a great website with exemplary resources.

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This a very simple instructional for nonprofit grant seekers. An 8-Step Beginner’s Guide to Nonprofit Grants will allow you to choose the best grant for you and your organization. Make the best decision for your ROI and ROT.

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Author: nathanwebster
From a US Marine to nonprofit executive director, I've been fortunate to do a lot of stuff. My quick history is I’m a brand marketer with a background in social good. In the process of running a small educational nonprofit, I learned the value of storytelling and digital branding. That’s how I got involve in marketing, websites, consulting via my podcast as well, and being an adjunct business professor at the local community college.
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