Grant Writing Rejection

How To Survive Grant Writing Rejection And Use It To Your Advantage

You’ve spent hours – maybe even days or weeks – collecting documentation, writing draft after draft, discussing ideas with colleagues, reviewing, revising, editing, and you finally submitted your grant proposal to the funder by the deadline with confidence. I feel really good about this one, you think to yourself. Months go by and you finally […]

Grant Writing Calendar

How To Finally Bring Order To Your Grant Writing Chaos

I loved calendars when I was a kid. It wasn’t unusual for me to have a Toronto Blue Jays calendar on one side of my room and a Toronto Maple Leafs (yes, I know they haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 1967…insert your joke here) calendar on the other side. As I’ve gotten older, and […]

Make 2017 Your Best Grant Writing Year Yet

There is something refreshing and energizing about starting a new year. Now, I’m not a big “resolutions” guy, but I do like the idea of taking some time to re-establish priorities to make sure I have my focus clearly set on the right things. Too many grant writers just let things happen, they spend their […]

Grant Writing In 2017

Get A Strong Start To Grant Writing In 2017

I can’t believe it’s that time of year again. At GrantsEdge we’re working on wrapping up all our projects for 2016 and we are thinking ahead to 2017. As we do so, we’re thinking back on the past year and all that we’ve done. One thing we do really well at Kovacs Group (and something […]

Five Effortless Ways To Cut Your Word Count

Five Effortless Ways To Cut Your Word Count

Hi, my name is Norm, and I am verbose. It doesn’t happen as often when I’m speaking (that’s what I’m telling myself to feel better), but when I write, I have a serious problem. I use more words than I need. I am trying so hard right now to be concise! Because of this problem, […]