Blogs

Amanda and Kimberly guest blog for a variety of sites.

Check out their latest here:

What Diets Taught Me About Collaborative Grants and Fundraising

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (4/30/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/what-diets-taught-me-about-collaborative-grants-and-fundraising/


Budget Your Way to Winning More Grants

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (4/16/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/budget-your-way-to-winning-more-grants/


My Latest Grant Ethical Conundrum

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (4/2/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/my-latest-grant-ethical-conundrum/


The More I Learn About Grants, the Less I Know

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (3/19/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/the-more-i-learn-about-grants-the-less-i-know/


A Tale of Two Funding Types: Comparing Public and Private Funding

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (3/5/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/a-tale-of-two-funding-types-comparing-public-and-private-funding/


I Was Burned Out at Work, and I Didn't Even Know It

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (2/19/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/i-was-burned-out-at-work-and-i-didnt-even-know-it/


Win More Grants by Writing Real Page Turners

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (2/5/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/win-more-grants-by-writing-real-page-turners/


Fundraising? Start in Your Own "Backyard"

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (1/22/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/fundraising-start-in-your-own-backyard/


Top 3 Ways to Improve Grant Applications for 2021

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (1/5/21)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/top-3-ways-to-improve-grant-applications-for-2021/


It's the Season of Miracles , So Why Not Dream BIG for 2021's Grant Goals

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (12/11/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/its-the-season-of-miracles-so-why-not-dream-big-for-2021s-grant-goals/


Raise More Money, Win More Grants - By Doing Less - Strategically!

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (12/2/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/raise-more-money/


Career Paths: The Road Less Traveled

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (11/13/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/career-paths-the-road-less-traveled/


Rule Followers & Grant Managers Should Be One and the Same

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (10/30/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/rule-followers-grant-managers-should-be-one-and-the-same/


Self-Care in the Workplace

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (10/16/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/self-care-in-the-workplace/


No Community Need, No Grant Money - It's That Simple

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (10/1/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/no-community-need-no-grant-money-its-that-simple/


Raising More Money: What Flossing Taught Me About Monthly Giving

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (9/18/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/raising-more-money-what-flossing-taught-me-about-monthly-giving/


Battling Burnout as a Grants Professional

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (9/4/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/battling-burnout-as-a-grants-professional/


Improve Your Productivity with the Enneagram

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (8/21/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/improve-your-productivity-with-the-enneagram/


Not Just By the Numbers - Successful Grant Writing Through Authentic Storytelling

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (8/7/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/grant-writing-through-authentic-storytelling/


Relationships: The Make the Grant World Go Round

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (7/24/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/relationships-they-make-the-grant-world-go-round/


Grant Professionals, Fundraisers, and Marketers: We are All Storytellers

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (7/10/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/grant-professionals-fundraisers-we-are-all-storytellers/

Breaking the Stress Cycle: Burnout Relief for Grant Writers and Fundraisers

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (6/26/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/breaking-the-stress-cycle-burnout-relief-for-grant-writers-and-fundraisers/

Ethical Grant Seeking: Beyond Following the Rules

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (6/12/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/ethical-grant-seeking-beyond-following-the-rules/

A Lesson for Nonprofits

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (5/29/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/a-lesson-for-nonprofits/

Transformative Top Ten: Fundraising HayDay's Season 2 Favorite Things

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (3/19/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/transformative-top-ten-fundraising-haydays-season-2/

This One Time at Grant Camp: Grant Procurement Woes

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (3/6/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/this-one-time-at-grant-camp-grant-procurement-woes/

The Dark Side of Little White Lies: Funder Feedback

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (2/21/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/the-dark-side-of-little-white-lies-funder-feedback/

Don't Be the Next Grant Management Case Study

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (2/7/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/dont-be-the-next-grant-management-case-study/

Old School Blog Post

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (1/24/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/old-school-blog-post/

If the OIG Arrived on Your Doorstep Tomorrow

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (1/20/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/if-the-oig-arrived-on-your-doorstep-tomorrow/

Alice Walker and Flannery O'Connor Showed Up: You Can Too!

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (1/7/20)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/you-can-too/

How the Great British Baking Show Can Make You a Grants Authority

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (12/13/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/grant-authority/

Group Projects – The Bane of My Existence

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: Grant Professionals Association (12/9/19)

https://www.grantprofessionals.org/blog_home.asp?display=305

One Gift Does Not Fit All: Gift Policies and You

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (11/29/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/one-gift-does-not-fit-all-gift-policies-and-you/

Do Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth: Grant Funding

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (11/15/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/do-look-a-gift-horse-in-the-mouth-grant-funding/

Volunteer: Serve Others and Help Yourself

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (11/1/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/volunteer-serve-others-and-help-yourself/

Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (10/18/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/pay-no-attention-to-the-man-behind-the-curtain/

Stop Chasing the Unicorn: Developing Real and Lasting Relationships with Grantmakers

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: Grant Professionals Association (10/7/19)

https://www.grantprofessionals.org/blog_home.asp?display=297

What Lady Mary and Downton Abbey Can Teach You about Fundraising Events

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (10/4/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/fundraising-events/

Never Too Many (Grant) Cooks in the Kitchen

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (9/20/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/never-too-many-grant-cooks/

Taking Grant Writing from DIY to DI WHY

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: DH Leonard Consulting (9/6/19)

https://www.dhleonardconsulting.com/taking-grant-writing-from-diy-to-di-why/

Fundraised by Wolves? Grant Work Better Together

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: Foundant Technologies (5/27/19)

https://resources.foundant.com/blog/fundraised-by-wolves-grant-work-better-together

I Survived an OIG Audit and Lived to Tell the Tale

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: Grant Professionals Association (2/15/19)

https://www.grantprofessionals.org/blog_home.asp?display=255

To Be a Better Grant Professional, Don’t Write Grants

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: bmtconsulting (2/13/19)

http://www.bmtconsulting.org/to-be-a-better-grant-professional-dont-write-grants/

Who Knew Stephen King Was a Grant Writing Tipster:

Written by: Amanda Day, GPC

Posted by: bmtconsulting

http://www.bmtconsulting.org/blog/page/3/

Fanning the Flames Between Conferences

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: Grant Professionals Association (11/27/18)

https://www.grantprofessionals.org/blog_home.asp?display=242

Pioneering New Ways to Thank Foundations

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: Grant Professionals Association (9/7/18)

https://www.grantprofessionals.org/blog_home.asp?display=229

How Can Alphabet Soup Make You a Better Grants Professional?

Written by: Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC

Posted by: Grant Professionals Association (9/14/15)

https://www.grantprofessionals.org/blog_home.asp?display=30