Tag Archives: funding

L/SFR Sneak Preview: Recent FTC Win Highlights Importance of Grant Industry Certifications

(This story is excerpted from the Nov. 28 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Federal Trade Commission won a $29.8 million judgment in November against a company accused of peddling fake grants and other bogus services. Grant Connect had been…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Nov. 14

Here is Funding Attractions’ regular rundown of events, news and insight you may have missed this week.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: CDFI FY 2012 Competition and Applicant Events Announced

(This post is excerpted from the Nov. 21 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund opened the competition for its fiscal year 2012 Community Development Financial Institutions Program on Nov. 3 and announced a…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Oct. 24

Here’s your weekly roundup of grant-related news and commentary that you may have missed.

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Roundup Reel: Week of Oct. 17

Are you listening to the daylong seminar on nonprofit finance today sponsored by the Nonprofit Finance Fund and the White House Office of Social Innovation? We are. (see yesterday’s post.) And it got us thinking about the diversity of funding…

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Survival of the Financially Fit

Fresh off both a Thompson subscribers-only webinar with industry experts and the three-day Grant Professionals Association annual conference in Las Vegas, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about funding trends.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: Study Finds Budget Shortfalls, ARRA Cliff Squeezing Child Care Assistance

(This post is excerpted from the Oct. 24 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) Child care policies in 37 states are leaving families worse off in 2011 than they were a year ago, according to a new report released by the…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Sept. 26

It’s time for our weekly roundup of things you could have overlooked in the last week and a few to think about over the weekend while we all wait for the House to come back back early next week and…

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All Dressed Up and Nowhere To Go

Temporary extensions of both the surface transportation and Federal Aviation Administration authorizations passed both chambers of Congress and found their way to President Obama’s desk last week.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: Foundations Step in to Fill Void Left by State Budget Cuts

(This post is excerpted from a story in the Sept. 26 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) Although reductions in federal grants have been capturing many of the headlines, they are not the only hardships that nonprofit organizations currently face. According…

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