Tom Morley

You need to deliver on your mission... and keep delivering, over and over. You need to operate at an affordable, sustainable cost. If you can save, you can re-invest, and if you can generate more, you can accomplish more. It's more than possible through "creative integration" - understanding how the elements of your organization interact, and optimizing them for... (continued)

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Uniform Grant Guidance – The Big Picture for Nonprofit Compliance Reporting

Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

In December 2013, the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued comprehensive grant reform rules titled “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” The new requirements consolidate what was previously in eight separate OMB... (continued)

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Mastering the Needs Section of Your Grant Proposal

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The needs section is the most important section of a grant proposal. If the need for your project is unclear, reviewers will be frustrated and your efforts (at both fundraising and implementation) are likely to fail.

This webinar, led by a grant writer with more than 20 years of experience, takes an... (continued)

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Fox News Total Lie about Food Stamp - Fraud Sparks Rare Retraction Request from Federal Government

But Fox News' Mission of Yet Again Demonizing the Literally Life-Saving Food Stamp Program Was Accomplished

Fox News' Abby Huntsman this week delivered an entirely false story about food stamp fraud to "Fox & Friends" viewers, sparking a rare request from the U.S.... (continued)

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Grant Proposal to the California Arts Council from Ink People

This grant proposal from the Ink People to California Arts Council is for a project to enrich classroom curriculum, promote multi-cultural tolerance, support opportunities for community involvement, connect each student’s learning to a deeper understanding of themselves, and develop their sense of what they like... (continued)

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OMB Watch Website

Since its founding, OMB Watch has expanded its focus to address the substantive issues the organization originally began tracking in the course of monitoring OMB:
Federal budget, taxation, and government performance;
Information and access;
Nonprofit speech and advocacy rights; and
Regulatory policy

http://www.foreffectivegov.org/

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Grant Proposal from FSA to County of Riverside Community Development Block Grant Program

This grant proposal from the FSA of Western Riverside County to the County of Riverside CDBG Program is for continued funding for the Mead Valley Community Center, a vital one-stop-shop where community members access health education, medical screenings, youth and senior programs,... (continued)

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Catalog for Domestic Federal Assistance

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance contains information about financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government, The Catalog assists users in identifying programs that meet specific objectives of the potential applicant, and to obtain general information on Federal assistance programs.

https://www.cfda.gov/

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Center on Budget & Policy Priorities website

One of the nation’s premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

http://www.cbpp.org/about/

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Grant Proposal to the NEA from the Hmong Community of the Northcoast, The Ink People Center for the Arts

Grant proposal to National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Folk Arts from the Hmong Community of the Northcoast, The Ink People Center for the Arts to fund The Hmong Community Cultural Transmission Project an essential effort to preserve, restore and continue... (continued)

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Special Report: The Fiscal Cliff’s Twin Threats Against the Work of Charities

This special report provides context and documentation about the effect upcoming federal budget cuts will have on nonprofits all over America, while dispelling myths about charitable giving.

http://www.councilofnonprofits.org/files/special-report-fiscal-cliff-nonprofits.pdf

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Grants.gov

Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Grants.gov is THE single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. The US Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an... (continued)

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Web portal on Governments Contracting with Nonprofits

This site details problems and offers solutions to fix the current system of how state, local, and the federal government contracts with nonprofits to provide services in our communities, and how the overly complex procedures, as well as lack of timely payments to nonprofits, and failure to cover the full cost of services... (continued)

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The “Big Society Experiment” is Coming to Canada and Changing the Rules for Non-profits

Follow the link below for the full article! Summary: The Canadian government is changing how it funds non-profits. In this article we look at how these changes could affect non-profits and what you can do to ensure the impact is minimal.

http://sumac.com/the-big-society-experiment-is-coming-to-canada-and-changing-the-rules-for-non-profits/

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Economic Policy Institute website

Nonprofit think tank created to broaden the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers.

http://www.epi.org/

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Future Impact Starts with a Six Step Needs Assessment

There is a reason the federal government is mandating a needs assessment as part of many of the grants they administer. Efficient and impactful organizations focus their efforts on meeting the needs of the populations they serve. Their programs and services are modified based on an assessment of their... (continued)

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Grant proposal by InkPeople to the NEA

Fed Government - Arts Proposal to NEA Access to Artistic Excellence Project from the Ink People to continue our work to improve and enhance local arts and cultural groups’ ability to realize their artistic and public benefit goals through training and individualized technical assistance and to enrich the cultural fabric of... (continued)

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Government Contracting website

The National Council of Nonprofits and the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy have developed this national survey and research documenting problems experienced by nonprofit human service providers under contract with governments at all levels. This portal is devoted to sharing the results, promoting further research,... (continued)

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Grant Proposal from Little Tokyo Service Center to US Department of Health and Human Services

This grant proposal from the Little Tokyo Service Center to US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families is for support to provide a suite of critically needed supportive services that help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency,... (continued)

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Grant Proposal from FSA to Department of Health and Human Services

Funder: Fed Government - Department of Health and Human Services Submitted by: Family Service Association of Western Riverside County (FSA) Project Summary: To fund a new program entitled – “No HIV for Me” that will provide realistic, gender-specific prevention education services focused on the... (continued)

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Grant proposal - Neighborhood Action Program (supportive services)

This is an example of a government proposal to the City of Los Angeles from the Little Tokyo Service Center to fund their Neighborhood Action Program: a suite of critically needed supportive services that help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency, strengthen families, and make a positive... (continued)

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Give Voice website

Information on how the "fiscal cliff" will impact nonprofits all over the country, including further resources and steps for taking action.

http://www.givevoice.org/sequestrations-effects-nonprofits-communities

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Human Service Nonprofits and Government Collaboration Findings from the 2010 National Survey of Nonprofit Government Contracting

The first-ever national survey documenting the serious & widespread problems experienced by nonprofit human service providers under contract with governments at all levels. The report provides essential national & state data on contracting... (continued)

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Grant Proposal from FSA to Riverside County

Funder: Riverside County, California Submitted by: Family Service Association of Western Riverside County (FSA) Proposal Summary: to fund Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) services through a program called CARE (Community Assistance and Resources for the Elderly) to older adults in three communities of the East Valley... (continued)

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