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The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, 6th Edition

The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, 6th Edition

The newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals.


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The latest addition to our best-selling Winning Proposals series includes 35 actual, funded proposals reprinted in their entirety.


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NFF’s Annual State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Now Open

NFF's 2015 annual nonprofit sector survey is open until Feb. 18.

Nonprofit Finance Fund's annual Nonprofit Sector Survey aggregates thousands of nonprofit stories into a collective data set that is used by nonprofits, advocates, funders, and reporters to understand the needs and challenges of the sector. This post explains why you should you take 10 minutes to fill out the survey then share it with your own networks.

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Nonprofit social media and marketing consultants John Haydon and Sherry Heyl answer questions on how to best use social media to engage and cultivate new and current donors.

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