Tag Archives: grant-seeking

Building Relationships Is Vital to Winning Grant Funding

This week, we here at Thompson attended (and exhibited at) the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) National Capital Region Grants Conference in Arlington, Va. The meeting was very informative and there was plenty of audience participation in all of the sessions…


Sneak Preview: HUD’s Award Policy Priorities Focus on Outcomes

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development is taking an outcomes-based approach to awarding discretionary grants and giving bonus points to applicants who meet the agency’s…


Competition is Reaching New Lows

Those who know me understand that there are certain things I simply will not do. One is use a chain saw (too many bad things can happen with a simple slip-up). Two is use a straight razor (I saw too…