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Nonprofit Storytelling: Preparing Compelling and Engaging Presentations

  In the first of this blog series on nonprofit storytelling, Transform Consulting Group discussed why organizations should visualize their data and how those visualizations can be used to tell a compelling story.  In this second part in the storytelling series, we’ll talk about how storytelling should be done.  At Transform Consulting Group, we encourage…

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$600 Million Grant for Support Services for Veteran Families

  The Veterans Administration (VA) is offering $600 million in funding to support services for homeless Veteran families. The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program’s purpose is to provide supportive services grants to private non-profit organizations and consumer cooperatives who will coordinate or provide supportive services to very low-income Veteran families who: Are residing…

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FREE Text Messages to Keep You & Your Baby Healthy

  Join the hundreds of thousands of moms who receive free text messages throughout their pregnancy and their baby’s first year.  Text4baby is a free service of the nonprofit National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) and was created in collaboration with Founding Sponsor Johnson & Johnson. The Text4baby service has four goals:  1.    Demonstrate the…

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Early Education Matching Grant Window Open

  The Family and Social Services Administration’s Bureau of Childcare is accepting applications for Early Education Matching Grants. In the 2013 legislative session, $2 million was set aside to pilot a new early childhood program with the primary purpose to increase enrollment of low-income children in high quality early learning programs as designated by Indiana’s Paths…

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Honda Youth Education Program Grants

  The American Honda Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations and schools for programs or projects that support the teaching of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Applications for environmental projects, job training, and literacy programs will also be considered.  Grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public…

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$100 Million Youth Career Connect Grant Program

  The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds for the Youth Career Connect grant program. Organizations and schools promoting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) focus should check out this grant opportunity! The program is designed to provide high school students with education and…

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Applications for $100K Impact 100 Grants

  Impact 100 of Greater Indianapolis is accepting applications for its $100,000 grant program. The organization seeks to fund critical needs, new ventures, and innovative ways to solve social problems and to create a more civil and respectful climate in our community. Proposals are solicited for programs or projects in five focus areas: arts & culture,…

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5 Ways to End Your Fiscal Year Strong

  End of year fundraising campaigns are important. According to research from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, the average person makes 24% of their annual donations between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. People are in the giving mood and the average donation amount is higher during the holiday season than the rest of the…

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By 2020, 65% of Jobs Will Require a College Education Monday, 09 December

Recovery: Job Growth And Education Requirements Through 2020 from CEW Georgetown The Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University recently released Recovery: Projection of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2020.This national report shows that by 2020, 65% of jobs will require postsecondary education beyond high school. It also contains data which gauges each…

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