Founded in 2013, Elevate has grown to be a leader in grants and institutional fundraising.
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Elevate’s signature service is comprehensive grant writing and strategy. We build, revive, and boost grant programs.
GAPs help jump-start a sustainable grants strategy for new nonprofits or programs.
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We’ve been privileged to work with 100+ nonprofits across the sector. See a selected list here.
March 1, 2018
Plus a free downloadable template to get you started.
February 8, 2018
Showing your program is stable & still needs funding.
January 18, 2018
Four ways to systematize the grant writing process.
December 11, 2017
How to factor in common apprehensions.
November 17, 2017
Practical tips and tricks to make your forecast more accurate and useful.
November 2, 2017
Tips to help you keep your grant attachment files organized and up to date.
October 19, 2017
How to equip and guide your Board members to be an effective part of your grants strategy.
October 6, 2017
The skillful use of inclusive language in grant proposals can lead to positive social change.
August 10, 2017
You are going to be asked to explain who leads your organization and why they are qualified. Here's how.
July 7, 2017
A strong need statement uses data to explain the problem your organization solves.
June 13, 2017
5 tips for staying on your funders' radar and seeming eager to collaborate, without being obnoxious.
June 1, 2017
Create a system to stay on top of deadlines, find new opportunities, and maximize your resources.
May 9, 2017
Don't let the allure of social media distract you from building a strong, focused grants strategy.
March 10, 2017
Our clients benefit from AmeriCorps members’ service and we're lucky to have a few alumni on our team.
January 26, 2017
While most of Elevate’s posts focus on how to win grants, it’s also important to know how grants are lost.
January 12, 2017
As a leader, you have to predict the future—and prepare your organization to respond. Here's how.
January 1, 2017
Your job is to translate the importance of your organization to donors, partners, and volunteers.
December 29, 2016
Deciding whether or not to accept a grant you won can be difficult. Having a giving policy can help.
December 1, 2016
What is too much information for one funder might be expected information for another.
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