The Grant Advantage was founded in 2006 to help nonprofit organizations have a greater impact on their communities through funding. Our mission is to help organizations unleash their strengths to embrace tomorrow's opportunities. 




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Nonprofit sustainability is an organization's ability to sustain itself over the long term, perpetuating its ability to fulfill its mission. Developing a nonprofit sustainability plan should be part of the initial development of a nonprofit and continued throughout its life cycle. Below are some links to resources to help your organization address long-term sustainability.


Stanford Social Innovation Review's article: "The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle" 


An initial assessment of your organization's financial stability through a tool from The Foraker Group: Indicators of Financial Crisis

Other fundraising and organizational development resources

GrantStation - an interactive website that helps grant seekers to identify funding sources.

GuideStar - the leader in providing comprehensive data on more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations.

Non-Profit Guides - free, web-based grant writing tools for nonprofit organizations and other community-minded groups.

GrantSpace: The Foundation Center's proposal-writing short course - a concise, step-by-step guide to developing a grant proposal.

Rural Health Information Hub grant writing information guide - answers to the most frequently asked grant writing questions.

Grassroot Fundraising - practical tips and tools to help you raise money for your organization.

Network for Good - tools and support to help you use technology in your fundraising efforts.

Charity Channel - a place for nonprofit professionals to connect and work together to advance the cause of philanthropy.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy - the newspaper of the nonprofit world.

Stanford Social Innovation Review - strategies, tools, and ideas for nonprofits, foundations, and socially responsible businesses.

A Guide to Grant Writing for Small Businesses - a guide from BFS Capital featuring tips and resources to help small businesses with grant writing basics.