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University Loses Out on Upward Bound Award Due to Application Error

This is why we here at Thompson offer an entire publication dedicated to the pre-award grant application process — to prevent mistakes like this recent one involving a West Virginia university.

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Congressional Letters of Support – Really?

(This guest post was written by Karen Norris, grants manager for Montgomery College in Rockville, Md. She has more than 20 years of experience supporting educational institutions in the state of Maryland and as a grants consultant. She is currently…

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U.S. Congressional Staff Dishes Out Grantseeking Advice

(This guest post was written by Heather Gleason, a public sector management consultant and founder of Azalea City Associates.) At a recent conference hosted by the Maryland Governor’s Grants Office, a crowd of state and local government representatives, along with…

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AFG Application Deadline Extended Until 9/16

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the application deadline for its Assistance to Firefighters grants to September 16 at 5 p.m.  FEMA issued the one-week extension to allow potential applicants to maintain their focus on any response and recovery…

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What Grant Applicants (and Funding Agencies) Can Learn From Van Halen

I am a rock music fan.  A BIG rock music fan.  Let’s leave it at that for the time being.  Even if you don’t like rock music, I’m guessing that if you’re of a certain age, you probably know that…

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L/SFR Sneak Peek: EPA Announces Environmental Education Grants

(This article is excerpted from an upcoming issue of Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report. ) The Environmental Protection Agency is currently accepting applications for $1.9 million of funding for Environmental Education Grants.

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