Entries by GrantsEdge

How To Use Positive Language To Influence Funders

“It’s not always what you say, it’s how you say it.” As someone who speaks with my entire body, I’ve probably been told that line a thousand times. Positive words can come out of my mouth, but my tone and body language give me away every time. As you write grant proposals, your intention is […]

Letters Of Support – Done Right

Letters of support can seem like an “add-on” and you may even wonder if they really make a difference. We’re here to say they do. Quality letters of support can help you get a “yes” verdict on your grant application. Keep reading to find out what makes a letter of support really stand out. What […]

The 3 Greatest Fears Of Grant Writers

Fear may be too strong a word to use, but every grant writer has a level of angst, concern, or doubt when it comes to grant writing… even if it’s buried deep down in their sub-conscious. It’s not fun to feel afraid. In life, we deal with fears all the time. It may be snakes, […]

Hot Tips From Savvy Grant Writers

I love getting my hands on grants written by other grant writers. It’s a fascinating way to learn new tips, tricks, and different ways of approaching grant application questions. I’m also fortunate that, through my work at GrantsEdge, I get to hear about how hundreds of other grant writers approach grant writing. Today, I’m sharing […]

The Inside Scoop From A Successful Grant Writer

Type into Google anything related to “learning from successful people,” and you’ll be overwhelmed with options… about 45,000,000 pages to be exact. There is no doubt that many of us have an appetite for knowing what successful people do to achieve their success. If we can avoid a few rough patches and speed up our […]

10 Easy Ways To Make Time Your Friend – Part 1

Time often feels like the enemy. There just never seems to be enough time in a day (or week), and proposals often take much longer to develop and complete than we think they will. With grant writers often telling us that time is the largest hurdle for them to overcome, we thought it was important to […]

The Routines Every Grant Writer Should Have

I like routine. I like having a plan and knowing what I need to do now and what’s coming next. I don’t love surprises. I know not everyone feels the same way. There are many people who live life “flying by the seat of their pants,” but I’m not one of them. I do get […]