March was a great month for those in the Atlanta area. There were plenty of nonprofit events and the warmer weather was surely welcomed. Now that it's over, let's take a look back on the best-of March posts that you'll not want to miss.
+ We all hate losing that grant we've worked so hard to get, but what do you do if you don't get it? Don't worry, all isn't lost. Missing the grant is just an alternative to the grant writing process and building funder relationships is a must. Thus, it is important to start making bonds with the funder as soon as you've missed that first grant. Thanks to the NonProfit Times for this post.
+ So you're writing a grant, but you're missing something. Consider partnering with your development and marketing teams. Thanks to npENGAGE for this post.
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+ Meeting donors can be nerve racking. Try these tips for making things less stressful and making the most of the meeting. Thanks to our sister site the Foundation Center of Cleveland for this insightful post.
+ Getting people involved in your nonprofit projects is the aim of your engagement efforts. But, how do you get people engaged? The Nonprofit Quarterly provides ten tips for increasing engagement that you might be able to apply at your nonprofit.
Cody Stubben, Social Media Volunteer, Foundation Center-Atlanta