GRANT - Available
for Tree Planting on Public Land
Tree Trust has announced the availability of its 2003 Tree Seedling Grants
for planting projects on public land, through its Community Tree Planting
Program. Through this program,
local governments, schools, and nonprofits can apply for tree seedlings
to plant on public property
with the help
of volunteers. The deadline
for applications is May 31, 2002. For more information, click on the following
FUNDING RESOURCES Directory for Grassroots Groups
Directory of Funding Sources for Grassroots River and
Watershed Conservation Groups, $35.
Profiles of private, corporate and federal funding sources for
river and Watershed groups. Includes name, address, phone number, contact
name, deadlines, and a brief description of each source's particular interests.
Contains a section on how to write grant proposals and a bibliography
of state and local foundation directories.
2001-2002, 150 pgs, First copy free to Partners, others (or additional
copies) $35. To order, go
to the River Network website: www.rivernetwork.org
Resources (from Pat Byington - BEN, [email protected])
Tony Poderis's Handouts For Fundraising Meetings:
These 1 to 2 page fundraising "How to" fact sheets address
issues ranging from planning for fundraising, funding sources, methods
for solicitation, prospective donors, rating prospects, and gift acknowledgments.
They provide the tools to educate staff, board members and volunteers
about important elements in fundraising.
Inner Secrets of Successful Proposals: Advice on Grant Writing: This article provides organizations with some of the secret ingredients needed to write a successful grant proposal. Some of the advice is obvious, but some may provide a few new approaches.