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August 11, 2019
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  • August 11, 2019
June 25, 2019

I’ve interviewed over 25 different people about giving for the #WineGrants podcast that I hosted and another half dozen major philanthropists for my new podcast Open Door Philanthropy (stay tuned for updates as we’ll be releasing them soon). Before podcasting I worked as a major donor fundraiser for a decade and had countless conversations with

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  • June 25, 2019
June 13, 2018
How To Submit To Unfunded List
February 16, 2017

Too often, the hardworking entrepreneurs with great ideas to fix the world have the door to funding shut in their face.

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • February 16, 2017
Free the Slaves Logo
December 7, 2016

Download the successful grant proposal application by Free The Slaves here: Unfunded List 2016 Honoree Proposal Free The Slaves

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • December 7, 2016
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May 11, 2016

If you are young philanthropist with an innovative idea for solving a critical social issue, few greater opportunities exist to get your plan off the ground than to apply to become an Echoing Green Fellow. Over the past three decades, Echoing Green has invested  $40 million and supported over 700 emerging social change leaders. The organization’s

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • May 11, 2016
April 19, 2016

As you can guess, the majority of our attention is occupied to giving the best unfunded ideas opportunities for support. On the flip side of this, however, is our desire to see talented young social impact professionals become more involved in grant consulting and evaluation. For one, it’s a great position to be in: you

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • April 19, 2016
March 29, 2016

Aspiring philanthropists and social impact entrepreneurs typically enter the fundraising game with limited guidance. As we’ve mentioned before, there’s a lack of transparent information regarding how funding is distributed and how funding should be managed on a basic level. Once these basics are mastered, however, startup organizations are faced with another challenge: building quality, lasting relationships

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • March 29, 2016
The Most Overused Words in Grantwriting
March 8, 2016

Every profession has its fair share of mind-numbing jargon. Whether it’s marketing/business development managing to turn the word “expert” into a three-letter acronym (SME, in case you were wondering), or legalese squeezing the phrase “inflicted serious bodily harm” out of “injured,” everybody loves to finesse the english language to create their own form of career-specific inside-baseball.

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • March 8, 2016
January 15, 2016

Foundations are inundated with thousands of grant applications, and the Unfunded List’s mission is to offer recognition and connections to the many organizations who apply for funding and do not receive it. Beyond this immediate issue, however, is another potential obstacle for promising organizations: there are many foundations who do not issue open grant solicitations, and

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • January 15, 2016