The Grant Award Goes to…

By Nora Welch, Senior Leadership Development Associate at Joining Vision and Action We know that we have an incredible grantwriting team, but we still regularly find ourselves in awe of their accomplishments—and more importantly, their contributions to communities across the country. If you will allow us to humble brag just a bit, we want to [...]

2019-07-09T11:22:59-06:00July 9th, 2019|2019, Blog, Clients, Grantwriting, Unconsultants|0 Comments

On International Women’s Day, Let’s Celebrate Women as Changemakers

By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action March 8 is International Women’s Day. According to the United Nations, it’s “a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of [...]

2020-03-03T13:31:44-06:00March 5th, 2019|2019, Blog, Clients|0 Comments

Feeding the Giving Tree amid the Government Shutdown

By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action Do a quick online news search of the phrase “government shutdown and Denver nonprofits,” and you’ll get a lot of headlines about organizations stepping up their services to help furloughed government workers and those working without pay. Amid Shutdown, Nonprofit Helping Furloughed JeffCo Residents. [...]

Veditz Center Hopes to Create a ‘Third Place’ for the Deaf Community

Jaclyn Tyrcha was among Veditz Center board members who led a cultural competency training at JVA recently. (Photo by Kori Moinat/ Courtesy of the Veditz Center)   By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action Members of the Veditz Center, a Denver organization serving the deaf/American Sign Language (ASL) community, recently led [...]

Digging Community

By Erin Shaver, Senior Grantwriter at Joining Vision and Action It’s that time of year—when I find dirt under my fingernails more often than not, my morning routine includes remembering which beds to water, and I’m somewhat tolerantly anticipating the first fruiting blossoms on my plants. For quite a few of us at JVA, myself [...]

2018-06-11T11:08:37-06:00June 11th, 2018|2018, Blog, Clients, Unconsultants|0 Comments

Not your ordinary housing. Rocky Mountain Communities

 By Katalin Wishart, Senior Grantwriter What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think “affordable housing”? For 7-year-old Natasha, it means living in a supportive environment where she receives one-on-one and small-group help with her homework. For her younger sister, it means access to preschool, and for their mom, it means academic [...]

2018-05-21T19:43:12-06:00February 9th, 2018|2018, Blog, Clients, Grantwriting|0 Comments