How To Get Sh*T for Free - A Grant-Finding Guide for the #LazyMillennial

This is by far the question I get asked the most. You know you need a grant, you’re feeling good about writing one, and you’ve heard that there a gah-zillions of dollars out there, but how do you even find one?

Grab a cup of coffee, and put on your cheetos-eatin’ pants. The search for a grant isn’t difficult, but it’s time consuming, and a little bit tedious. Non-millennials welcome!

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You Must Not Know 'Bout Me - Dealing with Rejection

So, you’ve applied for your grant and you’re super excited and nervous and trying not to think too hard about it. Then, weeks later you get the email and… you didn’t get it.

It sucks. It really sucks. We’ve all been there. You could ignore it, pretend like it never happened and never talk about it again. You could get really angry and send a bunch of insane breakup emails to every person in the organization (do not ever, ever do this). You could cry for days, blast break up songs, and feel totally helpless and worthless.

Or, you could read this article, learn that it isn’t about you (or is it?) And make a constructive game plan to land the next one.

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No Cares About Your Art - 5 Steps to Landing a Grant

Are you a creative or professional that could use a little financial boost? Grant writing can be a great way to fund your next project, pay for travel or research, or purchase start up equipment and materials  for running your business.

The only problem is that grants aren’t always easy. In fact, they can be some of the most challenging and frustrating applications that you’ll ever fill out. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about how to write a grant, and what you should expect when writing them. So much, that creatives often chuck it completely and make ends meet another way.

I’m here to tell you that you can successfully write a grant. Maybe this is your first grant and you’re feeling overwhelmed. Or, maybe you’ve already written a few grants with no luck and you’re not sure what you did wrong. Here are 5 Steps that can be applied to any application to get you on the right track to landing it, easy peasy.

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5 Reasons You Need Great Design

Designing your logo and social media content is often the last thing on your list. It's time consuming, it's intimidating, and it isn't making you any money. Maybe you're thinking it's not that important, or that it can't be that hard, right?

Well I'm here to tell you that its totally okay to pass off design to a design professional - that actually you should. Here's why and how great design will make your business stronger, and help you rake in that $$$.

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