Author Archives: Transform Consulting Group

Transform Consulting Group welcomes Dr. Carol Myers to the team!

  Transform Consulting Group is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Carol Myers to our team!  Dr. Myers is an experienced youth worker, teacher, principal, program director, consultant, facilitator, trainer, and coach.  She has worked with district and school leaders to create and improve their schools. She has assisted organizations like the Domestic Violence Network,…

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YouTube Videos Can Increase Funding and Exposure for Nonprofits

  Transform Consulting Group is always looking for new and creative ways to help nonprofits activate a cause, tell a compelling story, and launch an effective fundraising campaign.  Nonprofits overwhelmingly agree that video is crucial to their communications in these areas, but many feel they do not know how to use it effectively or measure…

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Social Innovation Fund Creates Public-Private Partnerships for Nonprofits

  Transform Consulting Group sees the Ripple Effect that the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is having in our community. Administered by a federal agency called the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the SIF creates public-private partnerships to fund community-based nonprofits with evidence of strong results. The SIF awards grants between $1 million and…

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Improve Your Nonprofit’s Financial Efficiency

  Transform Consulting Group can help your organization improve your financial efficiency and reduce operational costs. Most nonprofit donors want to know that they are getting a good “bang for their buck”. Each year, Forbes magazine lists the top 200 charities based in part on their fundraising efficiencies–ratios that assess a charity’s ability to muster…

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New Federal Grant Opportunities: Autism Services

  Transform Consulting Group is tracking grant opportunities for programs that assist children and adults on the autism spectrum. The National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) announced three new federal grant opportunities available to nonprofits, governments, faith-based organizations and schools focused on research and evaluation of best practices in the provision of services for autistic…

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New Federal Grant Opportunity: Choice Neighborhoods

  Transform Consulting Group wants the community to know that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is accepting Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant applications. Public Housing Authorities (PHAs), local governments, tribal entities, nonprofits, and for-profit developers may apply jointly with a public entity to create and implement a plan that transforms distressed HUD…

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Changes to Child Care Regulations

  Changes are happening to child care regulations at the federal level and here at home in Indiana. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a new rule to establish minimum standards for health and safety for child care providers who accept Child Care and Development Funds (CCDF) from low-income families. This is…

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New Indianapolis Grant: Community Crime Prevention

Does your organization run a crime prevention program? The Indianapolis Foundation will be accepting applications from July 1 – July 31, 2013 from organizations that have experience in local crime prevention and/or crime reduction efforts. The Indianapolis Foundation (a Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate) manages the grant program for the City of Indianapolis. Applicants must be a…

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Basic Center Program Grants

  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for Basic Center Program (BCP) grants. The purpose of BCP is to provide an alternative for runaway and homeless youth who might otherwise end up with law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. Grantees are required to…

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