What Kind of Message Are You Sending in Your Grant Writing?
If you step back and look at your grant writing objectively, you might be surprised at what you find.
And it might not be quite as pretty as you thought.
Before you give up in despair, though, I’ve got you covered. Today’s grant writing pro tip will help you improve overnight once you crack the code.
Does Your Grant Writing Sound Like This?
- “Would you be able to help me on Saturday?”
- “If you had a minute, I’d love it if you could help with this.”
- “If we had these funds, we could help so many kids.”
- “If we were to get this grant, we would be able to build a playground.”
- “With these funds, we will impact over 100 students.”
- “We will use these funds to build a playground.”
Grant Writing Words to Avoid
- If we were
- Might be able to
Find a paragraph or two you’ve written recently. Look it over – do you use positive action words? How can you rewrite it to be more inspiring? Connect with me over on LinkedIn or send me a message and I’ll brainstorm with you. And if you need more support, join me on the Fast Track to Grant Writer already and let’s get you moving!
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Other Episodes Mentioned:
- Episode 16: Pro Grant Writing Tip: How to Write Tight
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