Tips, Wisdom, and Resources Below

Small nonprofit looking for grant funding? You have to put in the work to be ready to pursue and manage grants. But many organizations don't know where to begin. The guide to the left will help get your organization on the right footing, providing you with the tips and resources on:

  • Determining your vision and mission statements
  • Establishing your board of directors
  • Attaining 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status to pursue and manage your own grant funding

About the Author and eCivis

Beverly A. Browning ("Dr. Bev"), author of Grant Writing for Dummies, has worked for more than four decades with nonprofit organizations across the United States. She can be contacted at for grant writing services. You can learn more about eCivis at and visit the grants management blog for articles on all things grants-related.