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United Way Houston Hosts Monday Loves You

United Way Houston hosts us for a day of learning deliciousness! Our own Kevin LaManna and Cassie Dennis from Monday Loves You will be presenting a  day of workshops for nonprofits hosted by United Way Houston.  The workshops will help organizations kick off 2018 effectively with these sessions: 1) Planning for Positive Change with C...
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Get and Manage Grants Better with Salesforce.com

Though it can sometimes seem like a lot of work around soliciting an individual donation, they are typically quite informal acquisition processes, you:

• Approach the potential donor;• Engage in discussion/provide some information; and,• Ask!

You quickly know whether you've got the donation—and even if they say "no", you can sometimes win them back with additional conversation and/or data.

Wouldn't it be nice if getting and managing a grant was that easy?

Most foundations, corporations and government entities have imposed a rigid structure to their grant processes, which require a series of documents to be completed and submitted for approvals within a specific format, timeframe, and, in order. Even after winning a grant, there are typically narrowly defined reporting requirements. Many opportunities for things to go astray, missing a deadline—and losing out on the chance to gain that much needed money.

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