rejected

7 Reasons Your Grant Proposals Are Being Rejected

Our friends at Nonprofit 2.0 bring you this. Tired of not getting that grant? 7 Reasons Your Grant Proposals Are Being Rejected You don’t write for your audience. You aren’t proofreading enough. You aren’t thorough enough. Your proposal contains too much fluff. You have a goal but no plan. You aren’t providing enough data. You […]

Youth Leaders Invited to Apply for Nestle Very Best in Youth Program

The biennial Nestlé Very Best In Youth program seeks to highlight youth leadership by identifying teens whose efforts are making a profound difference in the lives of others. Contestants must be between 14 and 18 years of age and must demonstrate good citizenship, have a strong academic record, and show how theyare making a special […]

Author Talk – Mike Ryan. Sep 26, 2012 @ 7 pm

Michael Ryan, former Capital-Journal editorial page editor and now an international author, will be speaking at the Topeka Public Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Marvin Auditorium 101C. Aspiring writers will be particularly interested in Ryan’s message, as he will be speaking about the writing and publication of his book The Last […]

Nestlé Very Best in Youth Program Accepting Applications for 2013 Community Service Awards

Do you have a civic-minded young adult you want to nominate for an award? Nestlé Very Best in Youth Program Accepting Applications for 2013 Community Service Awards The biennial Nestlé Very Best in Youth program was created to spotlight the best in youth leadership by identifying and honoring teenagers in the United States whose community […]

A Reminder :How to Approach a Foundation 4/25/12 @ 1:30-3pm

Greetings Nonprofits, Just a reminder! We are having Caroline Herbert, from the Foundation Center‘s Washington, D.C. Office come and speak on the topic of How to approach a foundation. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 How to Approach a Foundation Apr 25, 2012 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Learn how to build relationships with foundation prospects and […]

Help available for first time nonprofit grantseekers

Hi Nonprofits: Below you’ll find a wealth of information created by the Foundation Center for first-time grantseekers. These are available from the Foundation Center Website. http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/nonprofits/ Many free courses are available if you register at http://foundationcenter.org/profile/register.jhtml Our Library is an Affiliate Collection with the majority of Foundation Center publications, and online databases (for in-library use […]

How to Approach a Foundation for Nonprofits

The Library is pleased to bring in Caroline Herbert Manager, Multimedia & On-Demand Training at the Foundation Center’s Washington, D.C. office to train us at a free class on how to approach a foundation. Here you will: Learn how to build relationships with foundation prospects and prepare for calls and meetings with funders. From initial […]

Supply or die (Submit or quit?) – Filing the 990

By now, nonprofits should be aware of the IRS crackdown on 501(c)3  organizations who did not submit the required 990 form for 3 years. They lost their status as 501(c)3s and could no longer claim to donors that any donations would be tax deductible. This action protected donors from nonprofits who may have ceased business, […]