Tag Archives: grant writing

Slot Machines and Fundraising

It used to be that slot machines could only be found in Nevada and Atlantic City, but over the years, as states sought more funding for their bloated budgets, more and more of them legalized some forms of gambling, and … Continue reading

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What You Won’t See on my Resume……Yet

Every so often, a news story will come out about executive or politician having to step down from their position in disgrace.  When the individual was hired or elected, it was because they indicated on their resume that they graduated … Continue reading

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Pay Me a Wage or a Salary, not a Percentage

A few years ago, I used to go to a monthly networking event in Portland, Oregon that was for people involved in “green” businesses and environmentally based nonprofits.  It was a good place to meet potential partners for my fundraising … Continue reading

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Addicted to Grants

A few years ago, I interviewed with an organization that was opening a new community center in a part of town that had a very disparate population.  That section of Portland has a diverse mix of well to do professionals … Continue reading

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A Good Development Plan is like a Healthy Diet

When I was a kid in the 70’s, I remember watching a show called “Mulligan’s Stew” on Public Television.  The show featured a half dozen or so semi long haired urban kids of various races and ages who were in … Continue reading

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