Peak Proposals is dedicated to helping nonprofits learn how to find funding opportunities, write quality grant proposals, and manage the proposal process. We provide resources such as informative articles and tutorials, customizable templates, and lists of potential funders. While the majority of our content is free, you can purchase eBooks and templates through our shop, The Organized Grant Writer. We also offer affordable online courses.
To learn more about us, please visit our About page. If you're ready to start building your skills, we invite you to head over to our blog for articles on prospect research, grant writing, and proposal management. You may also want to explore our lists of funding resources organized by geographic region.
If you are not finding what you need, please send us your questions through our Contact page.
From funding databases to nonprofit professional associations, job boards, and online grant writing courses, the General Resources section has a little bit of everything.
The Organized Grant Writer
Whether you're new to grant writing or seeking new tools to streamline your existing processes, check out our shop, The Organized Grant Writer, for downloadable eBooks, templates, and other resources.
Recent Blog Posts
If you are unsure whether your organization is eligible to apply for a particular grant opportunity, or if you can’t understand a solicitation’s guidelines, it may be time to contact a program officer.
Not sure where to look to find funding opportunities? Learn how to research funders and track grant opportunities through our new course!
Funder Lists (PDF or Trello-Based)
Tools and Templates
Need help preparing and organizing your proposal? From meeting agenda templates to tracking tools, our free downloadable tools and templates will help you save time.
In 2019, we will be rolling out several free and low-cost self-paced courses. Our first free course is called Getting Started: The Basics of Finding & Applying to Grants. Visit our course page to learn more!
To have a successful grant program, it helps to know where funders are heading. Are they focusing on new issues or geographic areas? Giving larger grants? Conducting a funding landscape analysis can uncover these trends.
If you’re interested in brushing up on your grant skills, our new (free) course on finding and applying for grants may be for you!
Explore the blog to learn practical tips on topics including finding potential funders, drafting proposal outlines, editing proposals, and managing the proposal process.
Partnerships play a pivotal role in helping organizations to implement projects and secure funding. Need a partner? Explore our growing list of community-based organizations seeking partners, volunteers, and funding.
Corporate philanthropy is similar to, but distinct from, foundation funding. We review the basics of corporate philanthropy including the forms it can take and how to learn about and approach potential corporate donors.