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Sep
08

FREE Google Apps for Nonprofits

Posted by David Lipten

In addition to the free advertising Google makes available to non-profits through Adwords grants that I recently blogged about, it’s also possible to receive a free version of the Google Apps business productivity suite. That includes Gmail, Docs, Calendar, Google Drive and more. These will enable you to: Collaborate online with colleagues Store documents in […]

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Apr
18

Prospect Research: Finding the Right Grant Opportunities

Posted by David Lipten

What’s the most thorough way for your non-profit organization to find grants to apply for? Often, an overworked staff person, often in development, is tasked with finding a potential match between the non-profit organization they work for and the priorities of either a foundation or corporate giving arm. They do so by performing a basic […]

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Mar
03

37 Steps for a Successful Telemedicine Grant Application

Posted by David Lipten

The Distance Learning and Telemedecine Grant Program (DLT) is administered under the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the USDA. It is designed “to assist rural communities in acquiring distance learning and telemedical technologies so that local teachers and medical service providers who serve rural residents can link to…others needing such expertise who are […]

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Feb
16

Government Grants for Alternative Energy

Posted by David Lipten

In previous posts, I have pointed out that long-term funding for alternative energy projects from government sources is something that business can count on for the foreseeable future. One of the reasons that this is so is because of the government’s continued investment in military initiatives in these fields. Evidence that this is the case […]

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Jan
27

Alternative Energy Grants

Posted by David Lipten

Long-range Business Planning in the Alternative Energy Sector (Part 2): Grants and the Military’s Broad Agency Announcements How can one know with any degree of certainty whether to plan for opportunities in alternative energy if there are no guarantees that federal funding will continue into the future? After all, there is a new Congress in […]

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