One thing I love about grant writing is the ongoing intellectual challenge of writing, working collaboratively to create a project and evaluating to capture the impact. But as we all know, hard work is not always smooth sailing. I love this graphic of the stick man on the bicycle comparing “Your plan” (straight line) […]
I admit I am new to the concept of blogging. Even being a newbie, I do think blogging can be a great way to search out advice, get the inside scoop and learn more about your profession. Blogging is a great way to share information but in a less formal approach. So for this reason, […]
Mark your calendars for upcoming network meetings specifically designed for your grant writing needs. Coming up on January 30th at 3:30 p.m. at the Larry E. Redier Center, the Kern Grant Network Finding Grants Register online for specifics. Today I learned that the Lucile Packard Foundation will be coming to Bakersfield to conduct a workshop […]
January is one of my favorite times of year. I like to reflect back on what were the successes and challenges but most importantly on what are the upcoming goals for the the 2014 year. Often people will ask, how do you find grants? My response is often a a series of questions in return…What […]
January 14, 2014 Kaiser Permanente Kern County will release the 2014 Request for Grant Proposals & Sponsorships. Kaiser Permanente Kern County Medical Service area provides grants up to $25,000 to local nonprofit health and human service organizations.
Check out the Target Field Trip Grants Due: 09/30/13 Award: $700 Website: https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants/field-trip-grants To help fund learning opportunities outside the classroom. Target stores award Field Trip grants to K-12 schools nationwide.
The Best Buy Children’s Foundation is accepting applications from local and regional nonprofit organizations working to provide teens with places and opportunities to develop twenty-first century technology skills with the potential to inspire their future education and career choices. Community grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded for program activities such as computer programming, […]
Richland School District was awarded not one but two Laura Bush Foundation Grant Awards. Today The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced that 212 school libraries are being awarded $1,060,000 in grants for 2013. The schools receive grants of $5,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. To see who else won […]
Kern YouthBuild, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), serves young people ages 17-22 who are high school drop-outs, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care or other at-risk youth. The main goal of Kern YouthBuild is for the participant to earn High School Diploma, including; comprehensive guidance to further education, counseling services, […]
Batters Up! USA Equipment Grant Due Date: Application Available Summer 2013 Total Funding: Equipment Website: http://www.battersupusa.org/Equipment.html To provide free baseball/softball equipment, primarily bats, balls, tee ball sets, helmets, catcher’s gear, and bases to local organizations to support the start-up of new programs or to assist existing programs to grow. We serve boys and girls recreational […]