Grant Writing Advice and Tips: The Grant Helpers Blog

After-School Program Grants For Under-Served Youth

Posted by Vickie Garton-Gundling on Tue, Feb 5, 2019 @ 16:02 PM

While the American education system has put much money and effort toward improving in-class education in public schools, after-school programs are often harder to justify in already-stretched school budgets. This statement is especially true in high-poverty, high-crime areas where under-served students are likely to drop out of school or engage in risky behaviors.

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Grant Funding for Healthy Lifestyles in 2016

Posted by Mary Ross on Wed, Jan 6, 2016 @ 15:01 PM

Happy New Year from The Grant Helpers!

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Topics: education, after school program, food grants, health grants, 501(c)(3), nonprofit, grants for gardens, hunger, poverty health grants, poverty, nutrition for kids, grants, kids meals

10 of the Most Money-Giving Private Foundations:

Posted by Mary Ross on Wed, May 6, 2015 @ 10:05 AM

When looking for a grant to fit your organization’s needs, consider both government grants and foundation grants.  While both types can provide the funding you need, government grants can take six months to a year for review while private foundations typically take only three months.  So, if you need a quicker turnaround, you may want to look at which private foundations are giving the most money and consider how you can appeal to those foundations’ goals.  Here are 10 foundations that are giving the most money. 

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