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CREATING AN ENGAGED BOARD

How often have you heard non-profit staff members or leadership complain that their board members don’t really understand the organization or aren’t as engaged as they should or could be? Or maybe you’ve even thought this yourself? It’s a common... View Article

October 1, 2018 7:13 am Published by Comments Off on CREATING AN ENGAGED BOARD

Building Relationships with Funders Outside of Grant Applications

In our last blog post, The Seven Steps of Effective Grant Writing, we talked about the importance of building relationships with funders throughout the grant writing process. This includes reaching out to grant officers while you are writing grants and... View Article

September 17, 2018 8:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Building Relationships with Funders Outside of Grant Applications

The Seven Steps of Effective Grant Writing

Many nonprofit organizations have members of their staff or contractors who assist with grant writing. The position title implies that writing grants consumes the majority of time for this position. In reality, grant writing is a 7-step process, and steps... View Article

August 29, 2018 7:28 pm Published by Comments Off on The Seven Steps of Effective Grant Writing

Cryptocurrency and the Nonprofit Sector

In July, we shared a Forbes article about Using Cryptocurrency in Your Nonprofit on the Pathways to Growth LinkedIn page that generated more engagement than anything else we had posted. Because of that interest, we wanted to follow up with... View Article

August 18, 2018 10:44 am Published by Comments Off on Cryptocurrency and the Nonprofit Sector

Grant Writing is a Team Sport

Grant writing sometimes feels like a lonely and repetitive role at an organization.  On the surface, writing a grant isn’t a fundamentally difficult task – it’s simply presenting a problem, and your organization’s solution to that problem. However, telling that... View Article

July 31, 2018 8:33 am Published by Comments Off on Grant Writing is a Team Sport

Does Your Organization Have a Living Strategic Plan

A strategic plan…that document every nonprofit organization seems to have, but no one ever reads. If you are a staff or board member of most nonprofit organizations, you have probably participated in a strategic planning process at some point. Perhaps... View Article

June 18, 2018 9:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Does Your Organization Have a Living Strategic Plan

Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Contributed by: Danielle May, Pathways to Growth Grant Writer   A large portion of the effort required for submitting a grant happens in the preparation phase. You are likely to find this process to be the most time consuming, yet... View Article

June 4, 2018 9:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Getting Your Ducks in a Row

2017 Annual Report

Our team at Pathways to Growth is so excited to share with you the great areas of success that we have achieved with and for our clients in 2017!

May 24, 2018 7:33 am Published by Comments Off on 2017 Annual Report

Who Is Your Audience? How to Get to Know Funders and Improve the Likelihood of Successful Grant Applications

Applying for grants can be a daunting process. You know you have an amazing program and are serving an unmet need in your community, but how do you convey that information in a way that is impactful to the nameless,... View Article

May 16, 2018 7:15 am Published by Comments Off on Who Is Your Audience? How to Get to Know Funders and Improve the Likelihood of Successful Grant Applications

Our Story – Contest Entry

Pathways to Growth is a thriving small business comprised of a group of professionals who found their passion…helping nonprofits win grants and transform lives. We are a team of highly skilled, inspired writers and consultants who have won millions of... View Article

November 29, 2016 5:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Our Story – Contest Entry