Thanking Funders is Key to Retaining Them

  • November 16, 2023

To retain funders as long-term partners, it’s important to thank them for their contribution and treat them as stakeholders. Personalize the thank you note, send it within a week of receiving the grant, share progress regularly, and involve them in important strategic decisions. This will show that you value and appreciate their support, leading to a positive and lasting relationship. 🙏

Reach out to funders before applying for a specific opportunity

  • November 9, 2023

Building a relationship with the program officer is a key strategy for small business owners applying for federal grant funding. Personalize your approach, ask thoughtful questions, and be persistent but not pushy to increase your chances of success! ☎️ 📞 💻