By Scot Kersgaard, Senior Associate Joining Vision and Action Nonprofits have stories to tell. How do you make YOUR nonprofit stories stand out? If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it still make a sound? Don’t answer that. It’s a trick question. If your nonprofit has great stories to tell, but [...]
By. Scot Kersgaard What will you do to make the world a better place this week? Start a nonprofit? Write a check? Participate in a WalkAThon for some noble cause? Play a video game? Now you’re talking. Half the Sky started out as a book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn about the oppression [...]
By. Scot Kersgaard Girls just want to build bridges. Oh, hey I’m ripping off a Cyndi Lauper song aren’t I? In the context of this blog I can do that. It’s called fair use, at least that’s what it’s called when I give her credit. What if I riff on someone’s song to sell [...]
Heard of kickstarter, indiegogo or any other crowd sourced funding websites? They are all very powerful tools that can bring awareness and money to a venture or cause you may have. We had the pleasure of getting acquainted with neighborhoodcatalyst.org. Neighborhood catalyst is a lot like the websites listed above, but much better. Much [...]
JVA Consulting works with Mile High Council/Comitis Crisis Center to obtain funding for its programs. Click here for a story about Comitis' program for homeless women veterans.
JVA has worked with Judi's House on strategic planning, a financing plan and grantwriting. Founded by former NFL quarterback Brian Griese in honor of his mother, Judi's House is the only comprehensive bereavement center in Colorado focused entirely on children. This 9News story highlights what Judi's House is about and the importance of its [...]
Through a proposal written by JVA, Denver Human Services received a three year grant from the US Labor Department to provide job training to homeless veterans.
JVA conducted the community assessment and business planning leading to the launch of this project.
Arapahoe House uses GPS devices to aid clients recovering from drug and alcohol abuse, a particularly beneficial system for clients who are hard of hearing. JVA wrote the grant proposal to fund this new technology.
JVA Consulting wrote the proposal that secured GEAR UP funding for Denver Public Schools.