Blog Submission Guidelines

Thanks for your interest in being a guest writer for GrantSpace’s blog. Below are the guidelines. Please let me know if you have questions.

Thanks,
Sandy Pon
GrantSpace Specialist/Editor

What kind of content do you accept?

The GrantSpace blog “highlights the knowledge you need to be a better grantseeker.” Being a better grantseeker also means being a better, stronger nonprofit. So, we welcome any content that is useful for building better, stronger nonprofits, with preference given to practical advice that readers can use immediately.

General Guidelines

  • Your post must be original and must have never been published before on the Internet.
  • No minimum length, but we recommend about 500 words for decent depth & detail.
  • Write in a voice/tone that’s less formal, more approachable.
  • Accompanying image is optional. If you wish to provide an image to go with your blog post, it should be attributed (provide image source URL), at least 200×200 pixels, JPG or PNG format.

Common Sense Guidelines

  • Use short paragraphs, subheadings, and/or bullet lists to break up your article.
  • Check your spelling & grammar.
  • Attribute any quoted/paraphrased info with links to the sources.

Author Bio Guidelines

  • Recommended length is 50-75 words.
  • You can include 1-2 links in the byline, which will be displayed at the bottom of the post.
  • Include a clear, closeup headshot of yourself, at least 100×100 pixels, JPG or PNG format.

Submission Guidelines

  • Email your blog post to grantspace@foundationcenter.org with “guest post for GrantSpace blog” in the Subject line. Please include the post in the body of the email itself, or as a .doc attachment.
  • It may take up to 2 weeks before we respond to you. Even if we choose not to publish your blog post, you will get a response, explaining the reason.
  • If we publish your blog post, Foundation Center has full rights to the content, including but not limited to edit, mix, duplicate, use, or re-use it in whole or in part as it so chooses.

Questions? Ask Us.