The second session of our half-day, interactive Federal Grants series, designed to support nonprofit professionals before and during their first federal grant. Buy Now     You'll learn:  The change from Duns and Bradstreet to Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) How to register for the System for Award Management and...

      Grants 101 - Basic Grant Management Session 11 of the Grants 101 Series Grant management is a continuum directly related to grant readiness. It points to an organization’s ability to follow through on what it said it would do and follow established best practices for financial, data,...

  Ethics: The Ethics of Program Implementation and Reporting Session 7 of the Ethics Series While ethics must be considered in all stages of the grant lifecycle, the part that most people worry about is program implementation and reporting. Here grant professionals worry about wearing orange jumpsuits because...

    Grants 101 - Grant Ethics Session 10 of the Grants 101 Series All grant professionals experience ethical moments throughout their career. It is our professional duty to guide the organizations we work for on ethical conduct. This conduct extends beyond whether funding can be spent differently than...

  Grant 101: Common Grant Attachments Session 9 of the Grants 101 Series A grant proposal is only one component of most grant applications. Other components include proof of nonprofit status, a board roster, an organizational budget, a program budget, and financial statements, as well as an annual...

    Ethics: Creating Ethical Grant Budgets and Sustainability Plans Session 6 of the Ethics Series For many organizations, a federal grant will be a significant expansion to an existing program or the initial funding for a program that does not yet exist. This can make the creation of...

  Grants 101 - Demonstrating Sustainability  Session 8 of the Grants 101 Series A common question on grant applications is “How will you sustain this program after the grant funding is over?” Many grant writers will want to answer glibly, “Write more grants, of course!” But, what should...

    Grants 201: Creating an Effective Budget Narrative Session 6 of the Grants 201 Series A budget is a key element of most grant proposals and serves as a blueprint for spending the project’s funds. An effective proposal budget outlines the proposed project in fiscal terms and helps reviewers...

  Grants 201: Logic Models for Program Planning Session 5 of the Grants 201 Series You don’t have to love them, but you do have to respect them because logic models are a dynamic tool for program planning, evaluation planning, monitoring, and coalition building. Many funders require them, and...