14 July 2014
Mastering the Three C’s!
Grant applications can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve never written one before. When I first started drafting proposals, I found it helpful to remind myself to keep my answers clear, concise and compelling (the three C’s!). Grant reviewers are busy people, and they don’t have time to read long, rambling applications. Most reviewers are full-time […]
01 July 2014
Congrats to Our Very Own Lil Kellogg!
Over the weekend, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) presented the 2014 Making IT Happen Award to four outstanding leaders in education, and among this year’s honorees was ENA’s very own Vice President of Client Services, Lil Kellogg! The Making IT Happen award honors outstanding educators and leaders who demonstrate extraordinary commitment, leadership, […]
30 June 2014
What’s in a Name? Money!
So you’ve found the perfect foundation, you’ve outlined a program that appeals to its funding history and you’ve determined much money you need to request. Now it’s time to start writing! Yay! Almost all applications ask for a title right off the bat. This can be an intimidating place to start because it requires a […]
23 June 2014
Tackling the 990!
So you’ve pulled the list of foundations in your area, and you’re ready to start exploring their 990 forms. A word of warning: you might initially feel a slight twinge of guilt as you start digging through someone else’s financial information, but that quickly passes when you picture your kids happily working away on the […]