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Is AI going to make grant writers obsolete? Not yet, and here’s why.

Millionaire Grant Lady

It seems like new AI platforms and enhanced AI technology are popping up every day. But, is AI really going to take over the writing world? Will it replace grant writers? Alex, the founder of Millionaire Grant Lady and Associates, has been a grant writer for more than a decade and has seen a lot of trends come and go. With all of the positive press about AI writing platforms, we had to see what all the fuss was about.

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DEI Isn't a Dirty Word. How Funders Can Fight Back.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Despite an onslaught of attacks, including this week’s ruling against the Fearless Fund, the need for DEI programs is growing. Philanthropy can help fortify the field against future assaults. By Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Minjon Tholen, and Dan Egol Getty Images Despite an onslaught of attacks, including this week's ruling against the Fearless Fund, the need for DEI programs is growing.

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Heartbeat of Healthcare: Recognizing the Vital Role of Nurses

GrantNews

Nurses are the heartbeat of any successful medical institution. When someone presses the call button in the hospital, who comes in to help? Nurses. When it’s time for medication, who administers it? Nurses. And in the middle of the night, long after visiting hours have ended, who’s going to give you reassurances about the next step in your treatment and care?

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The Limits of Racial-Equity Efforts, and the Power of Belonging

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle talks to the renowned social-justice advocate john a. powell and structural-racism scholar Stephen Menendian about how philanthropy can help end society's marginalization of "others." By Drew Lindsay AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth Protestors lift commemorate George Floyd on the day of his funeral in 2020. The Chronicle talks to social-justice advocate john a. powell and structural-racism scholar Stephen Menendian about how philanthropy can help end society's marginalization of "other

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AI for Grant Writing: 20+ ChatGPT Prompts You Can Use

This prompt guide for ChatGPT contains 20+ tested ChatGPT prompts, along with tips on how to use this tool the best way. Nonprofits can engage with ChatGPT to brainstorm ideas, refine project plans, and craft compelling narratives for grant proposals.

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Designing engaging and effective learning experiences 

Candid

For nonprofit organizations, which often have to meet urgent needs with limited resources, the importance of well-designed learning materials cannot be overstated. Whether you’re trying to equip your team with the latest fundraising techniques or preparing volunteers to tackle new challenges, the quality of your training materials will impact your organization’s effectiveness.

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Appeals Court Rules Funding Process A Contract, Not A Grant

The NonProfit Times

The American Alliance for Equal Rights (AAER), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit “dedicated to challenging distinctions and preferences made on the basis of race and ethnicity,” according to the organization’s website, has standing to sue the Fearless Foundation an Atlanta-based nonprofit that provides business development grants, mentorship and tools to Black female entrepreneurs, affirmed.

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Would Your Nonprofit Return a Gift From a 'Power Drunk' Donor? This Group Did

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Flatbush Cats gave back a nearly $30,000 gift. The group explains how the relationship soured and offer advice on protecting staff and dealing with problematic donors. By Rasheeda Childress Getty Images Flatbush Cats gave back a nearly $30,000 gift. The group explains how the relationship soured and offer advice on protecting staff and dealing with problematic donors.

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Leverage Youth-Led Social Fundraising to Empower Change

NonProfit PRO

Here are four ways to leverage the enthusiasm, tech abilities and perspectives of younger generations for the good of the nonprofit industry.

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Midlevel Charity Donors Still Likely to Give in Election Season

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

While fundraisers worry the constant ads running during elections can sap attention and lead to reduced giving, a new poll suggests some nonprofit donors are willing to pay attention to both politics and nonprofit appeals. By Rasheeda Childress Getty Images While fundraisers worry the constant ads running during elections can sap attention and lead to reduced giving, a new poll suggests some nonprofit donors are willing to pay attention to both politics and nonprofit appeals.

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Report: Community-Driven Change Leads to More Lasting and Equitable Impact

NonProfit PRO

A new report showed that funders striving for lasting and equitable impact should adopt a community-driven change approach.

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How to prevent donor burnout

Future Fundraising Now

Do your donors “burn out” and get tired of giving? Short answer: No. More complete answer: … it’s complicated. And burnout is avoidable. I’ve encountered three conditions that you might call donor burnout: 1. “Imputed” Donor Burnout This is when fundraisers get a “gut feeling” they’re asking too much and they’re about to drive away donors.

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7 Bonterra Impact Management Success Stories

NonProfit PRO

Comprehensive technology is key to increasing staff capacity, crafting a more compelling impact story, boosting outcomes, and more. But these benefits can look different for every organization, making it hard to conceptualize what they might look like for you and your community. Download this collection of impact stories to hear firsthand how having a comprehensive solution like Bonterra Impact Management has helped organizations like yours meet and exceed these goals.

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Call out or call in?

Grant Professionals Association

As grant professionals, we are stewards of the GPA Code of Ethics for our organizations and/or clients. Often, however, we find ourselves navigating tenuous ethical conflict when leaders and/or members of our teams propose organizational strategies or actions that would violate the Code of Ethics. I can say from experience that saying point blank to a colleague of their proposed actions (or actual actions) “that’s unethical” does not get the “Oh, really?

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Global Running Day | The Importance of Incorporating Activity in School Fundraising | Blog

Booster

Global Running Day is all about celebrating the joy of—you guessed it—running! Whether you are young or old, a marathon runner or a casual jogger, if you enjoy lacing up your sneakers and moving your feet, this day is for you! For elementary schools, Global Running Day also provides the perfect opportunity to host a fitness fundraiser. Not only will you be encouraging healthy habits and movement, but your school can also raise crucial funds while you’re at it.

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It’s a Trend: Donors Are Giving Less!

Veritus Group

When reports show that overall giving is down, many organizations assume that it's outside their control. But revenue isn't down for everyone. The post It’s a Trend: Donors Are Giving Less! appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Phone Calls Build Donor Relationships and Boost Giving

The Fundraiser Coach

People sometimes wonder why I am obsessed with using phone calls as a key tool in major gift fundraising. The answer is simple: it works. And it boosts giving and donor retention. My mantra: "phone calls are a powerful tool for major gift fundraising." I've seen firsthand how a simple phone conversation can make a positive impact on donor relationships and boost fundraising success.

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