Tag Archives: grantseeking

Looking for Grants? Watch out for Phishing!

Scenario: You receive phone call or email from a purported federal employee, congratulating you on winning the grant and asking for your organization’s financial information so that you can pay to activate or qualify for the award…what should you do?

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Sneak Preview: No Zika Bill Passed Before July Recess

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Development Handbook.) Congress adjourned for a seven-week recess on July 15 without passing emergency appropriations legislation that would have made supplemental funding available for federal grants to fight…

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When Should You Hire a Grants Consultant

Grantseeking can be a daunting task even for seasoned applicants, and may seem nearly impossible if you’re a newer or smaller organization, or one with less experience with grants development. You might be eligible for any number of public or…

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Grantseekers Take Heed: Don’t Miss Out on FY 2017 Funding!

As federal agencies approach the end of federal fiscal year (FY) 2016, grantseekers can expect to see more funding opportunity announcements on Grants.gov marked with “$0” under “Estimated Total Program Funding,” or with the caveat that the number of awards…

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Grants Information When You Want It — No Waiting!

I saw something this weekend that totally astonished me and really got me to thinking about the lengths people will go to for a chance at fame.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: GPA Regional Conference Speaker: Always “Color the Sky Blue”

(This post is excerpted from the Nov. 14 issue of Local State Funding Report.) In challenging times, grant professionals and others in the nonprofit sector need to stay more focused than ever on effective principles and keeping their passion alive…

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Thompson Announces Partnership with American Funding Innovators

Washington, DC (November 1) — Thompson Publishing Group has launched a new partnership with American Funding Innovators, which provides intuitive and affordable software for grants research, management and reporting. Through this partnership, AFI and Thompson will integrate their action-oriented tools…

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Will Foundations Support Government-Funded Projects?

(This guest post was written by Glenda O’Neal, a grantwriting consultant, founder of a new website for grantwriters, www.Grant-Writing-Proposals.com,  and a member of Thompson Publishing’s Editorial Advisory Board. ) One result of the poor economy and dwindling federal grants is…

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More Than Turkey on the Menu for the Grants Community

I was recently looking at my schedule and realized that there’s a ton of stuff happening for the grants community in November. We’ll be attending and/or supporting a number of these events.  They’re in my calendar – hope you add…

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What Red Sox Fans Can Teach Grantseekers

As a born-and-raised New Englander, it’s in my genetics for October to be one of my favorite months.  The mornings are darker and crisper, toasty layers are retrieved from boxes and placed by the front door, and the errant ruby…

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