Getting your organization Grant Ready published in the Fall 2008 AAGP Journal
In times of shrinking budgets and unstable markets, grants become increasingly important and central to non-profits. While proposal submission is a crucial step in the process of grant seeking, the grant writer has many more roles. This article discusses the criteria and strategies to use for getting an organization grant-ready. A “Checklist for Success” is included to aid in the process.

Grant Writing Revealed: 25 Experts Share Their Art, Science, and Secrets published in 2012

GWR-book-cover-01Linda Gatten Butler, MSW, ACSW, LISW-S, is a contributor in a new book- “Grant Writing Revealed: 25 Experts Share Their Art, Science, and Secrets”- by Jana Jane Hexter. The book includes the wisdom of twenty-five of America’s top grant writing experts, who collectively have raised $1.7 billion dollars during their careers. This book along with a companion online self-assessment tool is available for the non-profit and social entrepreneur sectors, and is being gifted to the community by Ms. Hexter on her website.  “People can download it and may choose to pay-it-forward in the same spirit,” says Hexter. “It is not an act of charity on my part but more gratefulness for the gift of life and recognition of our sacred interdependence. Our economy is changing and this is my attempt to create another reality worthy of our children’s future.” The book is also available on Amazon. For information, contact Jana Jane Hexter,, 607-387-3412, or contributor, Linda G. Butler.

You and Your Nonprofit, Contributor, 2011


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