What Is a Private Foundation?
Understanding one of the grantmaking entities a nonprofit might turn to for support.
What Is a Public Foundation?
Distinguishing public from private foundations, when it comes to the types of grantmaking entities a nonprofit might look to for support.
If Our Nonprofit Receives a Foundation Grant, How Long Will It Last?
Considering grant duration when seeking funding from public or private foundations.
How to Research a Grantmaking Foundation That Has No Website
Steps to take when a mystery foundation looks like a good match for your nonprofit's funding needs.
Recommended Online Resources for Finding Grant Funding for Your Nonprofit
A top ten list of online sources to search for possible foundation and government funders.
Is Your Organization Ready to Apply for Foundation Grant Money?
Characteristics of nonprofits most likely to succeed in applying for grant funding.
How to Answer Grant Application Questions
Tips for development staff when drafting responses to foundation grant proposal questions.
How to Write a Grant Query Letter
Tips for nonprofits preparing an initial written inquiry to a foundation funder.
How Your Nonprofit Can Prepare for a Site Visit From a Prospective Funder
When foundation program officers come calling, what to do to make a good impression.
Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work
A comprehensive guide to all types of nonprofit fundraising, including preparing grant proposals, with stories and insights from experts around the U.S.
The Volunteers' Guide to Fundraising
The best practical guide available for smaller, volunteer-led groups, such as PTAs, churches and houses of worship, sports teams, libraries, and so on.