Category Archives: Grantwriting

Funders’ tips for effective grantwriting

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting On Wednesday, August 15, JVA Consulting was joined by funding experts Art Rimando, former director of youth success at Mile High United Way and Kumella Aiu, program officer at the Anschutz Family Foundation. During an … Continue reading

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How to follow up when a grant doesn’t get funded: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting It is by no means enjoyable to be denied for a grant, but using the experience as a learning opportunity can make for stronger future proposals—better positioning your organization for success in the next grant … Continue reading

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How our EDA grantwriting session can help you

As our 10th Executive Director Academy draws near we ask our expert trainers how their sessions can benefit today’s busy nonprofit executive director. Here is what Lisa Cirincione, senior associate, grantwriting and resource development, had to say about our grantwriting … Continue reading

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What will be the impact of federal budget cuts?

By Lisa Cirincione, JVA Consulting JVA has been closely following the federal budget debates to discern what the impact of cuts on federal agencies’ discretionary spending will be on nonprofits that pursue federal grants and contracts. While things are still … Continue reading

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Pay for Success: Thoughts on the new government funding model

By Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting After watching a live webcast from the White House last week about the Pay for Success: Investing in What Works model, a line from folk singer Doug Burr’s Graniteville is flowing through my mind: Wake … Continue reading

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JVA Consulting selected as grantwriter for City and County of Denver public agencies

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting JVA Consulting was recently selected by the City and County of Denver through an open bidding process to provide customized training, technical assistance and grantwriting services for public agencies of the City and County of … Continue reading

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JVA grant writers and evaluators to present at conferences throughout the country

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting In October and November, JVA Consulting will take its show on the road to the American Evaluation Association (AEA) 2010 Conference, which takes place in San Antonio, Texas and the American Association of Grant Professionals … Continue reading

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Nonprofit guru offers insights on what businesses can learn from nonprofits

by Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently hosted a live chat with Nancy Lublin, chief executive of the nonprofit Do Something, founder of Dress for Success, (whose Colorado Springs affiliate is a JVA client) and mover and … Continue reading

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Grantwriters can learn from serving as grant reviewers

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting applications from individuals across the country to serve as grant reviewers. Awarding billions of dollars in grants each year, ACF turns to the field expertise and community knowledge of individual grant … Continue reading

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JVA’s popular nonprofit fundraising workshop begins next week

Are you not sure of your next career step? Have you been thinking of putting your skills to use in the nonprofit sector, but not sure how to do it? Maybe you’re already in the nonprofit sector and considering a … Continue reading

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