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Holly Rustick, creator of WEGO Consulting, is known as ‘the grant girl’. She’s been on both sides of the grant writing coin – writing them for over a decade as well as managing and reviewing them on behalf of numerous organizations. She also conducts grant training workshops, offers grant-related products, and hosts this podcast. Holding a Master’s in International Political Economy and a Bachelor’s in Political Science, Holly is not only a successful technical writer for federal contract bids but also facilitates fundraisers, crowd funding campaigns and solicits in-kind donations from large corporations. "Grant Writing & Funding" offers you tidbits of tips, advice, and answers about grants and funding. Check out these nuggets! Check out www.grantwritingandfunding.com for FREE grant writing and funding templates!

Holly Rustick, creator of WEGO Consulting, is known as ‘the grant girl’. She’s been on both sides of the grant writing coin – writing them for over a decade as well as managing and reviewing them on behalf of numerous organizations. She also conducts grant training workshops, offers grant-related products, and hosts this podcast. Holding a Master’s in International Political Economy and a Bachelor’s in Political Science, Holly is not only a successful technical writer for federal contract bids but also facilitates fundraisers, crowd funding campaigns and solicits in-kind donations from large corporations. "Grant Writing & Funding" offers you tidbits of tips, advice, and answers about grants and funding. Check out these nuggets! Check out www.grantwritingandfunding.com for FREE grant writing and funding templates!
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Holly Rustick, creator of WEGO Consulting, is known as ‘the grant girl’. She’s been on both sides of the grant writing coin – writing them for over a decade as well as managing and reviewing them on behalf of numerous organizations. She also conducts grant training workshops, offers grant-related products, and hosts this podcast. Holding a Master’s in International Political Economy and a Bachelor’s in Political Science, Holly is not only a successful technical writer for federal contract bids but also facilitates fundraisers, crowd funding campaigns and solicits in-kind donations from large corporations. "Grant Writing & Funding" offers you tidbits of tips, advice, and answers about grants and funding. Check out these nuggets! Check out www.grantwritingandfunding.com for FREE grant writing and funding templates!

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Episodes

092: What, Why, & How Nonprofits Can Get Money (Not from Grants)

10/8/2019
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**Get your Free Checklist Downloadable www.grantwritingandfunding.com/90 Are you looking for ways to increase money for your nonprofit, or nonprofits that you work with, that doesn’t include funding from grants? Diversifying streams of income for nonprofits is vital. Many clients, especially start-up nonprofits, may think that grants are the only type of funding that they can get. Today, you are going to learn many ways of creating products for your nonprofit. These ideas may help your...

Duration:00:27:14

091: 5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Make Money from Services

10/1/2019
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**Get your Free Checklist Downloadable https://www.grantwritingandfunding.com/90 Today, I'm going to discuss 5 different ways that your nonprofit can make some extra money! 1) General Services: According to MissionBox, a fee-for-service approach for nonprofits is defined as “nonprofit uses its earnings to support its mission and prioritizes benefit to the community over profits. Your organization can grow financial sustainability with a fee-for-service model.” 2) Memberships I see a lot of...

Duration:00:21:19

090: 8 Powerful Ways to Get Money for Your Nonprofit

9/24/2019
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**Get your Free Checklist Downloadable https://www.grantwritingandfunding.com/90 Do you feel like earning revenue for your nonprofit or the nonprofit you work with is REALLY difficult? Do you feel like there is NO money left? Are you tired of only going after grants for revenue or approaching the same darn corporate sponsors as every other nonprofit? These may be signs that your nonprofit, or the one you are working with, may not be healthy when it comes to funding. But the fact is that most...

Duration:00:28:33

089: How For-Profit Businesses Support Nonprofits with Alexis Cook of Unlocked

9/17/2019
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Alexis Cook is the Co-Founder and Co-President of Unlocked, an ethical jewelry brand that employs and empowers women transitioning out of homelessness in Nashville, Tennessee. She was an Ingram Scholar at Vanderbilt, where she majored in Human and Organizational Development and Economics. Alexis and her co-founder began Unlocked while undergrad students at Vanderbilt, and they went full-time upon graduation in August of 2018. In that short time, Unlocked has grown rapidly and has been in...

Duration:00:51:13

088: The S in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula: How to develop a strategic budget for your grants

9/11/2019
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The final step in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula is "S," Strategic budget. I am going to show you how to create a strategic budget that you can use for every single grant that you write. By the end of the episode, you will have the tools to create an amazing budget. Having a simple and unified budget format could save you hundreds of hours of frustration. Want a free downloadable CHEAT SHEET and mini, video-series (five day mini video course!)? Visit www.grantwritingandfunding.com and get it NOW....

Duration:00:33:27

087: The T in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula: How to Draft Activities that Get your Grant Funded

9/4/2019
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The fifth step in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula is "T," Timetable your Activities. Activities describe what you are going to do, but a timetable will show a clear delineation of each activity, who is responsible for ensuring that it happens when it will happen, and how each activity will be measured. The actual table also helps to break up all the WORDS in your application. You must include the following in your table: Description of the activity, Lead person who will be responsible for the...

Duration:00:24:23

086: The N in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula: 5 Tips If You Want to Avoid Failure When Writing Objectives

8/28/2019
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The fourth step for setting up a winning grant structure is "N," Narrowing Your Objectives. In just 5 easy steps, we can take your objective from a wish to a plan! Want a free downloadable CHEAT SHEET and mini, video-series (five day mini video course!)? Visit www.grantwritingandfunding.com and get it NOW. You'll get Holly's proven, step-by-step system that has helped her secured millions of dollars for nonprofits over the last 15 years, as well as eliminate wasted hours as a consultant....

Duration:00:18:38

085: The A in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula: How to Quickly Articulate a Goal to Guide your Grant

8/21/2019
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The third step for setting up a winning grant structure is "A," Articulate Goals. I'll show you step by step how to write a goal that aligns with the priorities of the funding source. Want a free downloadable CHEAT SHEET and mini, video-series (five day mini video course!)? Visit www.grantwritingandfunding.com and get it NOW. You'll get Holly's proven, step-by-step system that has helped her secured millions of dollars for nonprofits over the last 15 years, as well as eliminate wasted hours...

Duration:00:16:06

084: The R in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula

8/14/2019
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The second step for setting up a winning grant structure is "R," Research Needs. I'll teach you exactly how to use research to explain specifically WHY your project is needed. Want a free downloadable CHEAT SHEET and mini, video-series (five day mini video course!)? Visit www.grantwritingandfunding.com and get it NOW. You'll get Holly's proven, step-by-step system that has helped her secured millions of dollars for nonprofits over the last 15 years, as well as eliminate wasted hours as a...

Duration:00:23:04

083: The G in the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula

8/7/2019
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Meet the G.R.A.N.T.S. Formula, a proven framework for grant writing! This week we'll start with "G," the first step for setting up a winning grant structure. We'll discuss how you can use an FOA or RFP as a template for your grant application. Want a free downloadable CHEAT SHEET and mini, video-series (five day mini video course!)? Visit www.grantwritingandfunding.com and get it NOW. You'll get Holly's proven, step-by-step system that has helped her secured millions of dollars for...

Duration:00:28:08

082: How to Submit for IRB and Conduct a Needs & Strengths Assessment w/ Dr. Ellen

7/31/2019
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Learn about the process of submitting an IRB application with special guest Dr. Deborah Ellen. Dr. Ellen is Assistant Professor of Education at Guam Community College and active member of the Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association and co-chair of newly formed non-profit - Talaya Micronesia. Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest...

Duration:00:40:47

081: 7 Reasons to Get IRB Approval and How it Can Make You Money

7/24/2019
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What is IRB approval? Do I need one as a grant writer? Do I need one before starting my research? All these questions and more answered as Holly discusses the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read all of them! Subscribe on iTunes or on...

Duration:00:23:47

080: 8 Ways to Cite Research for Grants [PLUS It's my Birthday and I got YOU a gift!]

7/16/2019
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Learn how to track sources and file them into a stunning bibliography for your grant. We're all about citations and celebrations because it's Holly's Birthday! Head on over to www.grantwritingandfunding.com/80 for your FREE gift! Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read all of...

Duration:00:22:51

079: Social Media Polls Made Easy for Grants

7/10/2019
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Gathering data is important when supporting grants, connecting with your beneficiaries, providing credibility for your projects, and even understanding what projects to develop. Join Holly as she discusses free and affordable ways your nonprofit can gather research. Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and...

Duration:00:27:55

078: Rebroadcast: Needs and Strengths Assessment

7/3/2019
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Join us as Holly revisits an important topic for nonprofits: Needs and Strengths Assessment! We discuss why your organization needs this research before applying for grants, and how to survey your audience to get the data you need. Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read all...

Duration:00:34:30

077: How to Get Wildly Successful Media for Nonprofits: Tips on How to Write a Press Release

6/26/2019
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Get the free downloadable on www.grantwritingandfunding.com/77 that includes a template press release, a sample press release, and a podcast audio! As a grant freelancer or nonprofit freelancer, writing press releases can be another stream of income or expanded portfolio that you provide your clients. A great press release to write is when one of your clients wins a grants! Woo-hoo! Send that out to the local press 😊 Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube!...

Duration:00:17:46

076: 10 Steps to Get Video Comfortable for Your Nonprofit [w/ Downloadable 😁]

6/19/2019
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Lights, camera, action! Are you ready to be on camera to represent your nonprofit? Join Holly as she shares valuable tips and tricks to being comfortable on video. Check out the podcast blog post on www.grantwritingandfunding.com/76 for a free downloadable that goes with this week's upload. This downloadable will ensure that you are ALWAYS ready before going on camera, whether that's your iPhone or on TV! Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share...

Duration:00:27:52

075: How to get Nonprofits Noticed [Free PR Checklist] 👀 🔥

6/12/2019
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Join Holly as she discusses public relations with Nikki R. Jones! With 12 years of communication experience, Nikki explains how nonprofits can navigate traditional and new media to create awareness for your organization. Listen to the podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud or Stitcher or watch on YouTube! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read all of them!...

Duration:00:58:25

074: 4 Proven Ways To Get Nonprofit Clients

6/4/2019
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Cows, monkeys, pups oh my! What do these have to do with grant writing? Join Holly as she identifies different types of nonprofits and what they mean for you as a grant writer. Learn which nonprofit organizations to target and decide what works best for YOU! To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read all of them! Subscribe on iTunes or on YouTube....

Duration:00:29:19

073: What's Your Grant Success? 5 Reasons This Is Myth

5/30/2019
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"What is your percentage rate of grants won?" Clients will want to know how effectively you can work as a grant writer. However, stating a percentage isn't always the best reflection of your work. Join Holly as she discuses how to effectively relay your success as a grant writer to potential clients. To share your thoughts: Send Holly an email at holly@grantwritingandfunding.com To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read all of...

Duration:00:22:04