Grants for Individuals

One Million Dollars in New NEA/NPS Grants

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August 5, 2015
Great Smoky Mountains

The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service have joined forces to offer a million dollars in new grant funding. The grants are presented in honor of NEA’s 50th anniversary in 2015 and the National Park Service’s centennial in 2016. According to the announcement on Arts.gov: “Imagine Your Parks” will provide...
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Young Mother Benefits from Education Grant

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March 13, 2014
Young Mother Benefits from Education Grant

In 2009,  Brittney Ferara achieved one of her life goals.  As the recipient of a scholarship from the Patsy Takemoto Mink Fellowship,  she moved out of the shelter where she had been living, and paid the deposit and first month’s rent on an apartment of her own.  This gave her a place for quiet study,...
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Learn and Serve America Grants

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February 19, 2012
Learn and Serve America Grants

Happy Presidents Day! Learn and Serve America, a project of The Corporation for National and Community Service, has issued its Notice of Funds Availability for its 2012 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants. Grant proposals are due in mid-March. Projects will be funded for a two-year period, and grant awards will...
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Grants for Women’s Projects

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November 29, 2011

If you have a project in the area of women’s culture and feminism, you may be interested in grants available from the Women’s Review Trust.  These are international grants, available for projects anywhere in the world.  I’ll include a link to the website below. And if you’d like to learn how to find more...
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Happy Independence Day! (and News About Special Programs for our Veterans)

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July 4, 2011
Happy Independence Day! (and News About Special Programs for our Veterans)

Happy Independence Day! Today I’m grateful to be living in a country founded on a belief in individual freedoms, and still committed to providing her citizens with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  I am also grateful to all the men and women of the armed services, and to their families, for the...
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Grants for Individuals

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June 2, 2011
Grants for Individuals

One of the questions I’m often asked is whether grants are available for individuals.  The answer is a resounding “Yes!”  These grants can be for many purposes, from medical and financial needs to educational or professional.  For example, there are grants for creative projects, fellowships, putting on public programs, or traveling abroad for a...
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Rebuilding New Orleans

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November 15, 2010

Because of my interest in low-income housing, I have been wanting to spend some time in New Orleans, to see the progress being made there. Until last week, I had returned only once (in 2006, a year after Hurricane Katrina).  That visit we just talked to people in the Quarter and spent some money....
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My Inner Circle for Grants

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February 17, 2010

For more than a year, readers have been asking me for a way they can get the benefit of working with me, at a cost they can afford. Today I’m issuing an invitation to you to join my new Inner Circle for Grants. For six months, you will receive every one of the new...
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Buy a Home with Economic Stimulus Funds

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February 13, 2010

Terrell, Texas, is a small town 30 miles east of Dallas.  With about 13,000 people, it’s a great town to raise kids, and a place to live in a close, friendly community.  You can work in the metroplex, or you could take advantage of a full range of employment opportunities in Terrell itself.  The...
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Tiger Woods: Golf, Gossip, and … Grants?

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December 15, 2009

Tiger Woods is all over the news, but what does he have to do with grants? Quite a lot, as it turns out. Because Tiger Woods is about more than great golf and steamy gossip.  Tiger Woods, like thousands of other wealthy individuals, funnels a substantial sum of money into his personal foundation.  In...
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