Explain everything in sufficient detail so even a layperson can understand your proposal. Nine times out of ten, the federal reviewers will be reasonably well versed (if not experts) in your field, but don’t assume that. Assume the people reviewing your proposal are the one in ten that aren’t 100% familiar with your industry. Spell […]
Once you determine your organization is ready to apply for federal grants, the next set of questions is: (1) what problem do we want to solve? And (2) why do we want a federal grant? That is, are there better sources of funding available for the issue we want to address? Just needing or wanting […]
November 13, 2020 Foxtel has been given a blank sheet for choosing how to spend a $10 million Federal Government grant and does not need to submit anything about it until next year, documents reveal. The documents, obtained under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, show the Federal Communications Department gave Foxtel free rein to […]
Don’t stress over “perfection.” Focus on getting shit done.
November 13, 2020 Adele Bostwick still gets triggered. “I could just start crying in line at the grocery store or on my way to work in my car,” said Bostwick. Forty-five years ago, her sister, Camille Foss, was murdered in the parking lot of Washington Square Mall. Washington County investigators say Foss worked at Sears […]
Be strategic with federal grants. Don’t apply for every one that comes along that might be remotely connected to your mission. Square peg, round hole. Either a grant is a good fit for your current program(s) and initiative(s) or it’s not. Don’t force it and don’t radically change your services and your focus just to […]
November 12, 2020 COVID-19 is taking a toll on health care workers worldwide, physically and mentally. On Thursday, Missoula County commissioners approved spending for an online mental health course for health care workers. The funds come from a $2 million federal grant awarded to Montana in May that was to be spent on mental health […]
November 13, 2020 Expanded services and a new location are some benefits of two large federal grant awards recently received by Bridges Healthcare in Milford. “It will help us enhance access to individuals in our catchment area of Milford, Orange and West Haven,” said Bridges’ CEO Jennifer Fiorillo. “This initiative [called the CCBHC — Certified […]