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Mark Your Calendar; March 12, 2021

International Grant Professionals Day Dr. Judy Riffle “Professional is not a label you give yourself - it's a description you hope others...

Four Years of Ugliness

“I don't have a 'side'—I'm responsible for what I say and nothing else.” ― Glenn Greenwald. Our current political climate is in shambles,...

Banned Books Week

#BannedBooksWeek is September 27 to October 3, 2020. Thank you, authors, for writing books I love! Many of these books helped me survive...

COVID-19 Community Grant Opportunities

The world is a scary place right now: families are food insecure, elderly fear dying alone, children are out of school, libraries are...

COVID-19 Education Resources and Grants

I was an educator for thirteen years, and NEVER in my wildest dreams did I think my former public school colleagues would be teaching...

International Grant Professionals Day

Recognition is something all humans strive for; a simple “great job” can change your mood instantly. For many grant professionals,...

Year-End Giving for your Nonprofit

Year-end giving is crucial to the success of nonprofits all over the world; there is even a ‘holiday’ specifically for people to donate...

Your Child's Individualized Education Plan

It’s that time of year again- time for you to meet with the educational team that works with your child to come up with an Individualized...

Social Media for Your Nonprofit

Volunteers, Donors, and Social Media: Your Nonprofit Won’t Survive Without Them Are you making every effort to get your nonprofit known...

Common Grant Writing Mistakes

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Mental Health Crisis in Schools

The mental health crisis is a dangerous epidemic spreading across schools in America. Unfortunately, mental health is still considered a...

Is Your Organization Grant Ready?

Most Americans have been either misled or misinformed about grants, all stemming from limited knowledge involving the operations of a...

The Other Side of Grants: Grant Reviewer

I recently had the privilege of being a grant reviewer for a large, private foundation. This grant program has awarded over $3 million...

Fundraising for your Non-Profit

Money, Money, Money, Mooooney! MOOOONNNEEEY! Sing with me!!! We need money and can not do our work without it. Most of the time in the...

K-12 Grants for your Classroom

Classroom teachers!!!  Do you have a million creative ideas for your classroom, but just don’t have the money to implement them? Are you...

So You Want to Start a Non-Profit

My favorite quote has always been “Be the change you wish to see in the world” by Ghandi. It’s basically my motto- in life, teaching,...