One of the biggest misconceptions that women are drawn to is that there is free money for starting their business through business grants. This path of thinking is encouraged even more so due to the number of opportunist taking advantage of this “hot topic” through seminars, books and infomercials on television.
by Michelle Pearson
An essential part of fundraising is writing grant proposals and grant applications. An effectively written grant application can result in large sums of money for your fundraising group. Grant applications can be a long and tiresome journey, but in the end it will be worth it for your group! In the following article, we are going to help you understand grants and what they entail.
If you are looking to open a business of your very own, you are not alone. Every year more and more people make the decision to stop working to make other people rich and to start their own businesses. For most of them, having the start-up capital that is needed is harder than one might think…
Applying for a grant used to be a difficult and tedious process. The applications were long and often difficult to obtain. Even worse, loans used to be difficult to locate. Unless you were extremely familiar with government loan programs, in all likelihood, finding a grand and applying for a grant meeting your specific needs may have been…
Great Checklist for Planning Your Non-profit!
Need a jump start in planning your non-profit organization? Try this handy non-profit startup checklist. Copy and paste into a word processing document and add or delete as needed!
by Trina Newby
Starting a nonprofit organization can mean many things. For example, it could mean a group of women meeting for cards once a week and each person contributing a dollar for snacks and such. However, they really aren’t seeking to make a profit. It could mean someone starting a neighborhood art center full-time to serve underprivileged children. It could also mean someone starting a women’s foundation with the mission to service homeless women and children.