Amber Giauque Callender’s Specialty? Ensuring Everyone is Heard

Amber Giauque Callender and her dog, Whiskey, look like they may be planning something. (Photo by Brooke Trexler Photography) JVA’s New Director of Strategic and Business Planning Creates the Right Environment for Sharing [...]

More from JVA’s Genius Bar: Applying New Lessons, Capturing Outcomes, Pushing Boundaries and More

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action Two experienced nonprofit executive directors joined JVA’s Executive Director Academy participants on the last day of the [...]

2019-01-02T15:09:48+00:00November 5th, 2018|Unconsultants|0 Comments

Get on Board: Nonprofits Have Room at the Top—and it’s Rewarding

By Katalin Wishart, Senior Grantwriter at Joining Vision and Action JVA’s work is all about supporting nonprofits and social enterprises, but outside of work, many of our staffers also give back by [...]

2018-09-27T10:39:45+00:00September 25th, 2018|2018, Board of directors, Unconsultants|0 Comments

A Phone Call is Worth a Thousand Hours of Research

By Katalin Wishart, Senior Grantwriting Associate at Joining Vision and Action Fundraising is all about communication and relationships. As a grantwriting consultant, I sometimes think grantwriters see their job as different from [...]

Character Counts: Hacks—ahem, Strategies—for Trimming Grants

By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action Just about every grant application that JVA writes spends some time on my laptop screen being edited, mostly for things like [...]

Starting a New Job: How to Kill It in Your First Few Weeks

By Katherine Jarvis, Business Development Manager at Joining Vision and Action So you got the job—now what? The worst is over. After months of tedious online applications, stressful interviews and heartbreaking rejection, [...]

2018-07-31T19:00:45+00:00July 23rd, 2018|2018, Blog, Tools for Changemakers, Unconsultants|0 Comments