Fundraising Ideas that Work for Grassroots Groups
This publication by Ken Wyman provides advice on fundraising for grassroots groups. It includes sections on the fundraising climate in Canada, the four types of fundraising, working with volunteers, and more.
Grantmakers Without Borders (GWOB)
GWOB provides helpful resource information for grantseekers, as well as links to sites that provide proposal-writing tips.
Charity Village Library
There are several articles relating to grantseeking found in the Charity Village Library that are worth reading, including:
1) Top ten ways to get your proposal read
2) Foundation collaboration-visioning for the future
3) Grantmakers get more focused
4) Proposals that appeal or appall
5) Understanding the funder and the proposal.
National Science Foundation Directorate
The National Science Foundation website contains helpful information such as “A Guide for Proposal Writing”
USAID and the Microenterprise Innovation Project
The Microenterprise Innovation Project is the U.S. Agency for International Development’s initiative to provide technical and financial assistance in writing case studies. The Microenterprise Best Practices Project is expanding the knowledge base of microenterprise practices in developing countries through research and publications, a grantmaking program, and information-sharing. Notable Feature: The Best Practices section presents research (based on experience) of leading practitioners who are trying new approaches in the design and delivery of services to microentrepreneurs.