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Grant Seekers Must First Answer the Question: ‘Who Are You?’

Grant Guru is an occasional feature in which we answer questions from our readers about fundraising and the giving universe. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage.

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Smart Grant Seekers Take Advantage of Employee Directed Giving

Grant Guru is an occasional feature in which we answer questions from our readers about fundraising and the giving universe. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage. --------------- Dear Grant Guru: We have heard a lot about employee-involved giving? Is that something th...

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If You Want to Score With Funders, It’s Best to Develop Measurement Strategies

Grant Guru is an occasional feature in which we answer questions from our readers about fundraising. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage. Dear Grant Guru: "How important is it to develop measures that we can use to gauge the effectiveness of our work.  Is this someth...

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Getting it Right for Successful Faith-Based Campaigns

Grant Guru is an occasional feature in which we answer questions from our readers about fundraising. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage. Dear Grant Guru: We work with faith-based causes and are generally turned off by fundraising practices that mimic the corporate wor...

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Coffee, Cigarette Smoke Can Doom that Application, Avoids These Pitfalls

Grant Guru is a new, occasional feature in which we talk to the experts in the field to answer your questions. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage. Dear Grant Guru: What common mistake do grant applicants make that virtually guarantees reviewers will respond unfavorably?...

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Getting Started, Things to Do; Mistakes You Should Avoid At All Costs

CYF's Grant Guru is a new, occasional feature in which we draw on our knowledge of the philanthropic universe to answer your questions. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage.

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Don’t Get Caught in a Jam; We have Tips On Funding

CYF's Grant Guru is a new, occasional feature in which we draw on our knowledge of the philanthropic universe to answer your questions. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage. Dear Grant Guru: I'm an education grant-seeker who is stuck in a jam. How do I get the money to de...

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DoEd Proposes Changes, Flexibility for $5B School Turnaround Grant Program

School districts receiving money from the $5 billion School Improvement Grant program would be given additional flexibility in how they spend that money under a draft rule proposed by the Education Dept Public Comment Deadline: Oct. 8. The proposed rule would put in place legislative instructi...

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Education Dept. to Extend Special Education Reporting

The Education Dept's Office of Special Educations and Rehabilitative Services will extend mandates that require school districts to report the number and resolution of complaints they receive from the parents of special education students. Public Comment Deadline: Sept. 27. Parents can file c...

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Education Department to Extend Current Equity Projects

Education Dept. (DoEd) extends the funding period for current grantees receiving awards through the Training and Advisory Services Equity Assistance Centers (EACs) Program (CFDA Number: 84.004D). Jenelle Leonard, a DoEd grants official, tells us that the department will use EAC funding to give c...

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