A grant is a way the government (or other entity) funds your ideas and projects to provide public services and stimulate the economy.
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We have written and won grants for years. We have a Facebook group of thousands of nonprofit leaders, many of whom we have supported.
No! Grant applications are competitive processes. Even money that must be given away is still most likely to go to the applicant that proves to be the strongest candidate. For more information, click here.
Simply put, grant-makers (the people and businesses that fund grants) want to make a large impact with the money they have. By charging a lower amount per member, we can attract a larger number of members. The larger our membership base grows, the more attractive we are to grant-makers, the more competitive we are, and the more money you can be awarded.
We will try to apply to everything for which our members are eligible.
Certainly not this. If you cannot benefit from what we do, please tell someone who can. However, we are unable to offer custom services at this price point.
We guarantee that we will apply for the number of opportunities due you.
We cannot guarantee any dollar amount. If grants were guaranteed money:
While there are no guarantees of funding, we will work hard, and on time, to not waste your time or ours.
No. Grants are essentially gifts that do not need to be paid back.
No. We only deal with grants, sponsorships, and other revenue sources that do not require repayment.
Parents and guardians are able to utilize our remote weekly academic enrichment platform for their student children. This includes summer enrichment five days each week for six weeks.
We will use the grant writing process to acquire day-to-day resources for students and their families.
Local renters and homeowners can expect that we will pursue grants for home purchasing and improvements.
As an organization, we will complete a minimum of four grants each year for interested parties in Winnebago County, Illinois.
Additionally, as a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization, your membership fee is tax-deductible.
Selling gift cards allows us to service more people in need. For example, a prospective member lacking the available funding to purchase a membership may decide to ask friends to purchase gift cards for which the prospective member can use during the checkout process in order to become a member right away.
In addition to allowing us to give money directly, we believe that any work that we do to improve communities, pay past-due bills, raise property values, etc. contributes positively to the lives of teachers, students, and resilient youth.
We are happy to speak with you. Please use this link in order to schedule a call for a time that works best for you.