Monthly Archives: May 2011

Grantwriting tips from the funders: What makes a proposal stand out

By Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting Earlier in May, JVA was pleased to welcome staff members from Colorado foundations including Miguel Lovato from the Daniels Fund, Erin Binford from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, Julie Voyles from the Gill Foundation and … Continue reading

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Pubs and breweries great source of charitable donations in England and U.S.

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Continuing with our occasional theme of beer-related Friday posts (and in honor of this week being National Craft Brew Week), this blog looks into the phenomenon of bars that collect charitable donations or host charity … Continue reading

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JVA to participate in COCA run/walk for ovarian cancer

By Julia Alvarez, JVA Consulting On Saturday, June 4, 11 JVA staff members will lace up their running and walking shoes to participate in Jodi’s Race for Awareness (JRA), the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance’s (COCA) annual 5K and one-mile race … Continue reading

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Why you should go meatless today

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting I first happened upon the Meatless Monday campaign a few months back. I was looking for Valentine’s Day (which happened to fall on a Monday) dinner ideas for my husband and me that were cheaper … Continue reading

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Martha Urioste and Denver’s Montessori Mafia

By Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting A recent Wall Street Journal blog declared the existence of a “Montessori Mafia” among the founders of innovative and creative companies, listing the founders of Amazon and Google as examples. According to the article, a … Continue reading

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How to make your events a success: Lessons learned from local fundraisers

By Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting I recently learned some great tips for making fundraising events a success through my work as a volunteer on the committee for a new event, Totally Tennyson. In my career, I have done a lot … Continue reading

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