The Necessity of Stepping Away: How a Local Nonprofit Leader used Sabbatical to Become a Better Leader

The Refuge Center for Counseling was the first nonprofit to receive a Sabbatical Grant from The Healing Trust.  Sabbatical Grants provide support for a nonprofit organization during a period of Sabbatical for the nonprofit CEOs/Executive Director’s renewal. Amy Alexander, LMFT and Executive Director of The Refuge Center, shared her experience utilizing this unique opportunity. What did you do during your Sabbatical? During the …

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Q4 2017 Grantees Announced!

Congratulations to the 16 nonprofits that were collectively awarded over $700,000 in our Q4 2017 Grant Cycle! This quarter’s grants brings our grant making to over $79 million since 2002. Check them out!

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A Reviewer’s POV: the top 10 mistakes that we see in grant applications

Our grant reviewers appreciate the time and energy that you spend creating great grant proposals. For each grant application that we review, the grant reviewers capture the strengths and the opportunities for improvement for each of the proposals. Here are the top 10 mistakes that we see in grant proposals: The needs assessment section needs more detail. There will always …

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