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While it’s true that some grants come with strings attached, diversifying your nonprofit income with awards from private, corporate, or government-funded foundations can help you build a more sustainable fundraising strategy for your organization.
By establishing best practices for proposal writing, you’ll improve the success rate of your grant proposals and establish teamwork norms that positively impact your entire staff.
Think better prospecting, healthier relationships with donors and board members, and open communication between program and development staff. (Sounds nice, right?)
Three of this year’s best literary thrillers tackle complicated women narrators and the murderesses who consume their thoughts. These books offer a necessary corrective to portrayals of women killers as hysterical or cold-blooded, and they draw complex portraits of narrators who have difficulty accessing their own anger or admitting to their own abuses of power.
With an estimated $50 billion or more in funding available from grantmakers on the line, it’s more important than ever to perfect your collaborative approach to proposal writing.
Successful grantseeking operations are as much about managing a wealth of information as they are about writing a stand-out proposal.
Despite budget constraints, investing in multimedia storytelling is more important than ever for nonprofit success – and Fluxx can help you make the case for allocating more resources to communications strategies that work.
What can traditional employers learn from the women who created spaces of their own?
If the whole process of translating a book to screen is so slippery and capricious, what, then, are the hallmarks of a “good” or “bad” adaptation? And how do you begin to write about them?
Grant reporting can be a valuable tool for growth, but this crucial component of the funding cycle often causes sticking points for both nonprofits and funders. Don’t let your nonprofit — or your grant pipeline — stall out at the reporting stage.
Video storytelling can also communicate a complex story or nonprofit mission in a meaningful, moving way to a nonprofit’s foundation funders.
Success in online learning environments builds the self-esteem of students in recovery. The hope is this success will ready them to return to traditional college campuses and pursue degrees abandoned because of addiction.
With the publication of her 11th novel, Meg Wolitzer is poised to garner a level of critical attention most novelists only dream of. It feels like a long time coming, too (“Finally,” reads the parenthetical headline of her New York Times author profile). The Female Persuasion is hefty, and its subjects—which range from on-campus sexual harassment to the feminist movement to female mentorship—feel so of-the-moment that it’s easy to forget Wolitzer has been writing sprawling, ambitious books for her entire career.
I’ve balked at readings of Phantom Thread as a subversive triumph against toxic masculinity, at the idea that Alma is controlling Reynolds’s terrible excesses instead of the other way around. If there’s anything I’ve learned from struggling with codependency, with trying to undo what I have done to myself, it’s that Alma’s form of control has a false bottom. You’re no more in control of your partner or your father or your best friend than you are the weather. Really, Alma is poisoning herself.