5 Common Grant Seeker Mistakes

Are You Making these Common Grant Seekers Mistakes?

It’s not your intention, but could you actually be turning off your grant funders? Watch this video. You will discover five common ways nonprofits inadvertently annoy grant funders. You’ll also discover  practical and innovative solutions to build relationships with grant funders. Avoid these common grant challenges and generate better results in your grant revenue.


00:00 The Challenges

00:13 Making an Offer They Will Refuse

00:54 You Mean What You Said?

02:26 The Problem with Promising the Moon

03:36 Ghosting Funders When It’s Your Turn

04:45 Grant Funders are People, Too

06:05 Practical and Innovative Approaches

Promised Resources

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis Consulting guides executive directors and CEOs to generate the resources, boards, and support they need to make remarkable progress on their missions. As the award-winning thought-leader, advisor, and founding principal of Karen Eber Davis Consulting, Karen helps nonprofit leaders get answers, generate revenue, and grow their mission. Davis is known for her innovation and practicality based on her work with or visits to over 1,000 nonprofit organizations and her experience leading board and team events. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.