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HCCN Grant Summary

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced an anticipated $20 million in funding for approximately 25 to 30 grants for FY 2013-2015.  The Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs) to advance the adoption and implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT) and to support quality improvement in health centers throughout the United States and its territories.  [Read More…]

Tips on Applying for Grants

1. Plan ahead—know what you need

The first step before contacting any funding resource is to assess what your organization wants to accomplish and what you need to get the job done. It is important to be realistic and thorough in your assessment, and specific about the details of your task(s). As part of this process, you will want to consider your short-term and long-term goals. [Read More…]

When Should You Hire a Contract Grant Writer?

If your organization is considering grants as a source of funding, you may want to hire a professional grant writer to help you through the process.  Even if you have people on staff that have written grants, it is always good to get professional advice and assistance to improve your chances of getting funding.  Following are some suggestions you may want to think about before hiring a grant consultant. [Read More…]

Can My For-Profit Business Get Grant Money?

You’ve seen them. The advertisements on the Internet or television telling you about free government grant funds for your business. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as free money, especially not for for-profit businesses.  [Read More…]

Fishing in Foundation Waters

  1. Cast Your Line In Likely Waters”: Be Realistic 

”We really see some nimble stretches of the mind,” reveals Hurley. If you have to stretch your project that much to make it appear related to the agency, then submitting “isn’t really worth it,” he says. [Read More…]

Finding Grant Funding for Non-Profits in Tough Times

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently indicated that experts are suggesting the recession has made a much deeper mark on philanthropy and annual giving than expected.  Even though times are tight, grant money may still be available for whose those who understand and state their needs carefully, are willing to persist through the arduous grant-writing process, and who are willing to pool resources with other non-profits. [Read More…]

Collaboration in Business Ventures and Grant Opportunities

Assessment for Identifying Appropriate Partners for Collaboration in Business Ventures and Grant Opportunities.  [Read More…]