Grantmakers share their insights and advice on proposals, relationships with nonprofit organizations, and more.
The latest addition to our best-selling Winning Proposals series includes 35 actual, funded proposals reprinted in their entirety.
The newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals.
The Spanish-language translation of our 5th edition Guide to Proposal Writing.
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions in our Proposal Writing classes, with Foundation Center trainers David Holmes and Kim Patton.
Kevin Monroe, X Factor Consulting, and Dave Koser, Lancaster County Community Foundation, explore how to respond to funders' questions about nonprofit sustainability, especially in the context of grant proposals.
Foundation Center president Bradford Smith and grant writing consultant Pamela Grow answer your questions on how to approach foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals.
Request for multiyear general operating support for capacity building.
Letter proposal for training support.
Request for general operating support.
Request for multi-year support for capacity building.
Request for funds to conduct nonprofit management training.
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Learn to navigate and use the wide range of Foundation Center online resources.
Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal.
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.
A thorough, step-by-step guide to preparing an effective proposal for foundation support, covering every section of the proposal. Includes a copy of The Foundation Center's Guide to Winning Proposals, a $39.95 value.
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation. Offered in English, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal. Offered in English and Spanish.
Aprenda a preparar y presentar el presupuesto de un proyecto en su solicitud de fondos.