Grant Writing Advice and Tips: The Grant Helpers Blog

She Said She Would, So She Did - Grants to Fund Women’s Services

Posted by Lauren Albright on Fri, Aug 10, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

With persistence, women have made great strides toward achieving equal opportunity, equal pay, and more, but there is still great need for improvement. Did you know 62 million girls worldwide are denied an education? Or that women with full-time jobs earn 77 cents for every dollar of their male counterpart’s earnings? Less than 30 percent of researchers are women, and by 2020 men will outnumber women in the field of computer science by 4:1 (statistics from makers.com).

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Topics: STEM, nonprofit funding, women's economic empowerment, community improvement grant, LGBTQ grants, grants for specific populations, grants for stem, grants for mentoring programs, partners, grant funding, stem education grants, grants for mentoring, youth mentoring, mentor

Three Ways to Justify a Playground Grant

Posted by Tammi Hughes on Thu, Jan 21, 2016 @ 08:01 AM

Even as the cold weather grips the nation it is time to start planning ahead for spring and summer projects. We have had several requests recently from municipalities and non-profit organizations hoping to fund new playgrounds or to make upgrades to existing playgrounds. Below we will give you three ways to justify funding for a new or upgraded playground. These examples will hopefully help you think outside the box when you start looking for grant funding for playgrounds. If you come up with any additional ideas, please respond.

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Topics: parks and recreation grants, parks and recreation, grants for playgrounds, playground grants, obesity grants, community improvement grant, grants, keepking kids active

Grants for Swimming Pools, Water Parks

Posted by Alisyn Franzen on Thu, Aug 7, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

As summer comes to a close, TheGrantHelpers.com continues to get a great number of requests for information swimming pool grants, aquatic center grants, water park grants, and other similar types of funding.

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Topics: community development, community development grant, economic development, parks and recreation grants, swimming pool grants, recreation grant, community facility grants, parks and recreation, outdoor recreation grants, community improvement grant