Demonstrating a need is an essential part of creating a strong grant proposal. Typically, great care and attention are taken to develop proposal components such as the proposed activities, budget, and timeline. However, one of the grant professional’s most important responsibilities is to present a solid case for funding and to make a strong connection between available data and a nonprofit’s “story.”

Join Kristal Johnson of FundJoy to learn:

  • How to integrate nonprofit storytelling with data to help create compelling connections
  • Three strategies to develop a multi-faceted approach to the needs assessment
  • The four Rs’ of using data in your grant proposals

Additional Materials for The Needs Assessment

Download the audio: The Needs Assessment - Connecting Your Data and Nonprofit Story (MP3)

Download the slides: The Needs Assessment - Connecting Your Data and Nonprofit Story (PDF)