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Storytelling for Grantseekers: A Guide to Creative Nonprofit Fundraising by Cheryl A. Clarke

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IS THE PROJECT FUNDABLE?

After a program idea has been formulated, the next step is to assess whether the proposed program or project is fundable. The reality is that not all ideas will germinate into fundable programs or projects. It’s a bit of a jungle out there in the grantseeking world. Only the fittest survive. So how does an agency determine whether a proposed program or project is likely to be funded? Consider the following questions:
• Is the program or project compatible with the agency’s central mission or purpose? (I’ve seen too many nonprofit agencies chase potential grant dollars by developing programs that were not aligned with their core mission simply to apply for available grant funding. This is letting the tail wag the ...

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