GRANTS.GOV System Enhancement: Production System Outage May 10-12, 2014 Release 12.3.4-SAM Integration & Minor Enhancements For more information on scheduled maintenance outages and status updates, please visit the following: Grants.gov Calendar » Grants.gov Blog » Did you know that Grants.gov must receive verification of registration from SAM electronically before AORs can submit applications on Grants.gov? Please allow 24-48 hours from the date of the SAM email notification to complete the electronic process. To quickly and easily verify Grants.gov AOR status, click here. Grants.gov does not provide personal financial assistance.
8 Qualities of Excellent Proposals - DH Leonard Consulting8 Qualities of Excellent Proposals In a grant seeking environment of ever tougher competition, it is imperative to provide a proposal that provides the clearest, yet most energized proposal that will excite the reader and make them want to financially support the program. The following are what I consider to be the 8 qualities that describe excellent proposals regardless of the program focus:
NSAC – Farming OpportunitiesThe future health and vitality of agriculture, the food system, and rural communities depends on the successful entry of all who want to pursue a sustainable farming livelihood. Over the next two decades an estimated 400 million acres of U.S. agricultural land will be passed on to heirs or sold as farmers 65 and older retire (currently one-third of all farmland owners are retirement age). While there is a growing number of young people, new immigrants, and second-career professionals who want to enter into farming, they face a myriad of challenges such as the rising cost of farmland, a critical shortage of training, and lack of financing. Fortunately, the 2008 Farm Bill makes a greater investment in beginning farmers and ranchers than ever before, making it more likely that aspiring farmers will have the tools and financial resources they need to get a start on the land.
Georgia Grant Funding ResourcesLooking for small business grants for women in Georgia is anything but easy. A Google search will bring up a long list of sites. But most either look like scams or complicated government (Small Business Administration) sites.Grants and Related Resources Index PageAsk a Librarian | Hours | Account Support MSU Libraries Michigan State University Libraries Home Michigan State University LibrariesAGWA's Online Grant Writing CourseThe Grant Writing for Government Grants online course teaches the student the finer points of grant writing enabling a discretionary government project grant to be more competitive. Research grants and construction grants are outside the scope of this course. Note that the course materials in the Grant Writing for Government Grants online course are a subset of the more comprehensive course "Program Development and Proposal Writing which covers not only Government Grants, but also Foundation and Corporation Grants. This course is appropriate for staff at all organizations:
Landis Valley Museum - Pennsylvania German Heritage - Lancaster County Tourism, PAHeirloom Seed Project & Farm Program Landis Valley Museum is home to the Heirloom Seed Project. Established in the mid 1980s, the Heirloom Seed Project's focus is on seed preservation, seeds from heirloom varieties of vegetable herbs and ornamentals that have historical significance for Pennsylvania Germans from 1750 to 1940.Georgia Business GrantsAttention Georgia Residents and Small Businesses! Discover up to 60 state government grants and loan sources for small business in Georgia! Plus: Get Access Over 200 Federal Government Grant And Loan Programs For Your Georgia Business instantly! You can apply for $12,000 to start a home-based business or $200 million dollars to build a new office complex.
The Coca-Cola Foundation: The Coca-Cola CompanySince our inception in 1984, The Foundation has given back more than $820 million to enhance the sustainability of local communities worldwide. The Foundation is our Company's primary international philanthropic arm. The Foundation was established in the U.S. as a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization.Community Commitment - Hawaii Community FoundationResources For NonprofitsCommunity Commitment High performing nonprofits have multiple ways of engaging and learning with the clients and communities they serve, including understanding their needs and the issues they care about. They use this information to continually improve their programs and services. High performing nonprofits also stay current on emerging trends or issues in their field, in an effort to provide the most effective programs possible. Information and Data on Hawaii Communities Census Quick Facts on Hawaii
Processing Clay the Easy Way(As featured in the January 2008 issue of Practically Seeking) Today we usually think of clay as being used for pottery but in truth the uses are almost endless.Georgia Small Business Grants -Resources and Grants for Small Businesses in GeorgiaDo not fall for the hype – the truth about grants is that very few if any federal grants are available to individuals. The federal government does, however, award grants to state and local governments to help them with economic development, and these are the grants you might be able to take advantage of in financing your small business. For example, some states provide grants for expanding child care centers; creating energy efficient technology; and developing marketing campaigns for tourism. Among the business financing resources listed below, you might find a suitable grant. These grants are not necessarily free money, and usually require the recipient to match funds or combine the grant with other forms of financing such as a loan. If you cannot find a grant available from the state financial resources shown below, do not give up!