According to a new report released by Pew Research Center, social media use is up 45 percent for adults 18–64 since February 2005. Millennials: A Portrait of Generation Next looks at the values, attitudes and experiences of the Millennial generation while also shedding light on the Boomer generation. Pew Research Center’s survey of more [...]
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A: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296064 B: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296061 C: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=296063 The purpose of this program is to support fair housing organizations and other nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to individuals who believe that they have been victims of housing discrimination. Funding must be used to carry out enforcement activities to prevent or eliminate discriminatory housing practices and inform [...]
(L to R) Jerry Tinianow, Jamila Rockette, Sonrisa Lucero, and Mayor Michael B. Hancock. This week, we speak with Sonrisa Lucero, sustainability strategist with the Office of Sustainability of the City and County of Denver, where she’s worked for three years. Sonrisa is a Denver native passionate about awakening people of all ages and [...]
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Cooperative Agreements to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Short Title: National Strategy Grants) grants. The purpose of this program is to support states in implementing the 2012 National Strategy [...]
By Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO Research shows that people who read books live longer, on average, than people who don’t. Spurred on by a conversation over lunch in our Changemakers co-working space this week about who was reading what, I asked our JVA team members what they were reading this month. Here’s what they said: [...]
By Janine Vanderburg, President and CEO, Joining Vision and Action Shopping social enterprise on Valentine's Day is a terrific way to not only say "I love you" but also to express your values. So with everything going on in the world, has it occurred to anyone else that Valentine's Day is exactly a week away? [...]
Located in Marion, Massachusetts, the Braitmayer Foundation was established in 1964 through a gift from Marian S. Braitmayer. Currently five members of the family direct the activities of the foundation. The foundation is inviting proposals from programs that use innovative practices in K-12 education in the United States. Priority will be given to curricular and [...]
By Lisa Cirincione, J.D., Joining Vision and Action Joining Vision and Action (JVA) is in the unique position of working with a variety of nonprofit changemakers and has heard from many people who are concerned about what Donald Trump’s presidency means for the causes that they care deeply about. This blog post is our [...]
The Administration for Children and Families solicits applications from local public or private non-profit organizations, including community-based and faith-based organizations, or for-profit agencies within a community that wish to compete for funds that are available to provide Migrant and Seasonal Head Start services to children and families residing in Adams, Mesa, Montrose, Larimer, Delta, [...]
By Rolfe Larson, Joining Vision and Action (JVA) When you’re looking for social enterprise financing, it may seem that anything will do. However, depending on the life cycle stage of your venture, some forms of financing are better than others. You want the right kind of capital for the needs of your business at [...]