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 [...]

2018-08-13T10:29:38+00:00 August 13th, 2018|2018, Blog, Grantwriting, Tools for Changemakers, Unconsultants|0 Comments

Work Relentlessly for Social Justice Now; Rest will Come

By Lisa Cirincione, Senior Grantwriter at Joining Vision and Action “How you do anything is how you do everything.” That is a lesson that I learned from my favorite yoga teacher, and [...]

2018-08-06T16:41:15+00:00 August 6th, 2018|2018, Advocacy and Action, Blog, Community engagement|0 Comments

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+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|2018, Blog, Tools for Changemakers, Unconsultants|0 Comments

Two Donation Sources you Might be Missing

By Nora Welch, Senior Leadership Development Associate, Joining Vision and Action “We’ve got all the money we need,” said no nonprofit ever. While funding can come from traditional sources like grants or [...]

Self-care: One of the Best Tools in a Grantwriter’s Toolbox

By Lisa Cirincione, Senior Resource Development Associate at Joining Vision and Action OMG, my grant is due in one week and it’s not where it needs to be. I’ve had this thought [...]

2018-06-20T15:43:39+00:00 June 20th, 2018|2018, Blog, Grantwriting, Tools for Changemakers|0 Comments

Father’s Sharing of Son’s Experience Draws Attention to Homelessness

By Katherine Jarvis, Business Development Manager at Joining Vision and Action I am a person of much privilege. I was raised in a solidly middle- to upper-middle class family, went to decent [...]

2018-06-13T10:05:15+00:00 June 12th, 2018|2018, Advocacy and Action, Blog|0 Comments