Category Archives: General Information

New Smartphone App To Prevent Bullying

                                            Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is launching a free mobile App that provides parents, caretakers, educators and others information and support to address youth bullying. The KnowBullying app was developed…

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U.S. Census Bureau Launches New App – Dwellr

  The U.S. Census Bureau is providing free mobile Apps to iPhone and Android users that will allow easy access to statistical information. The dwellr App uses Census Bureau data to match the user with 25 places that best fit his or her lifestyle. Dwellr provides all kinds of neighborhood-level statistics such as demographics, home…

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New Team Members

  Transform Consulting Group is thrilled to announce our newest talent – Bradley Baker, Lauron Fischer and Nicholas Fisher. Bradley Baker, Project Intern, is currently a junior undergraduate student at the University of Indianapolis where he is pursuing a double major in Finance and Economics with a minor in Accounting. He is the President of…

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2014 National Nonprofit Survey Results

  Recently, NFF released its 2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey. Taken by over 5,000 nonprofit leaders from all over the United States, the survey gives a broad illustration on how nonprofits are operating and growing in today’s economy. Some of the key questions that the survey addresses includes: How does your nonprofit compare to…

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New Team Member, Kyle Wehmann

  Transform Consulting Group is thrilled to welcome our newest team member, Kyle Wehmann!  As a Project Consultant, Kyle will manage client accounts, provide research and writing support and assist with business development. Kyle has diverse experience in working with individuals, families and communities.  While her true passion lies in macro-level work, she feels her one-on-one…

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New Team Member, Stephanie Brooks

  Transform Consulting Group is thrilled to welcome Stephanie Brooks as our newest team member!  As Project Coordinator, Stephanie will support client projects and assist with marketing and communication needs. Stephanie studied Graphic Design at Indiana State University (ISU).  While at ISU, Stephanie received a grant for creative research that included her work being shown and sold in…

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Early Education Matching Grant Program Grantees Announced

  The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) named 30 organizations from 15 different Indiana counties as recipients of the Early Childhood Education Matching Grant, which will help provide quality early education for low-income children in Indiana. As we discussed in a previous blog article, the Early Education Matching Grant (EEMG) Program was created…

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Small Business Facade Grants Available

Indianapolis’ Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) will be accepting applications for the Small Business Façade Improvement Program. The program is a product of the Fostering Commercial Urban Strategies program and awards grant money to retail and commercial property for the purpose of renovating street-front exteriors of space and building. Since 1992, LISC Indianapolis has been…

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Professional Development Opportunity: Youth Justice Leadership Institute

  The National Juvenile Justice Network’s Youth Justice Leadership Institute is seeking professionals to participate in their dynamic year-long fellowship program.  Each year, the NJJN chooses a class of ten fellows to learn about leadership within the juvenile justice system.  They have a particular focus on cultivating and supporting leaders of color, youth and family members…

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$100K Grants for Research on “What Works” for Social Spending

  In response to the White House and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) call to action for evidence-based reforms across the federal government, the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy is launching a competition for low-cost randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that seek to build valid, actionable evidence about “what works” in U.S. social spending. The Coalition…

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