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The Crowdfundamentals: 11 Steps to Online Fundraising Success

First things first: what exactly is crowdfunding? Ready to take your online fundraising to the next level? Are you working hard to change something in your community and you’re looking for people who can support your work? Perhaps you’ve heard of crowdfunding, but you don’t know where to get started. This guide, created by GlobalGiving, […]

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Proposal Writing Guidebook for Grassroots-based NGOs/CBOs/CSOs

Characteristics of successful proposal writing A good proposal must convince the donor/funding agencies about the following aspects of the project going to be proposed by the organization: – The issue going to be addressed matches with the objectives/target area of the donor agency. – The problem going to be addressed is of significant magnitude in […]


An Introduction to the US State Department Funding for NGOs

A) The US State Department The US State Department advertises grants through a website called, which is the official federal government website. Accordingly, the best way to find information about open calls, possibilities for cooperative projects, and funding allocated for special schemes is to check this website in a consistent way. Consider that this […]

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The Best Proposal Writing Techniques for NGOs

A successful application depends on the design of a sound project, which addresses social, political, and economic issues of a community. In order to get funded, it is important to spell out your needs, plans, and evaluation strategies in a way that allows the potential donor to understand the importance of your project and become […]


Fundraising from US Foundations – A Short Guide

Introduction receives many inquiries about US foundation donors: specifically, where to find them and how to apply. This short guide will guide you in successfully applying for US foundation funding – it provides basic tips and provides links to resources that will help give direction to your efforts. The US Foundation Landscape The nearly […]


Grant Proposals: What to do if your proposal is rejected

Grant proposal writing is the “Go big or go home” of the fundraising world. When successful it can regenerate entire organisations and communities. When it goes wrong you have potential lost hundreds of hours of work and investment with very little to show for it. The inherent risk of grant applications, especially in an increasingly […]

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