Making it easier to apply for a grant. Access to support and online applications are two ways. One key point to keep in mind is that weâ€™re all just people. You can contact a funder and ask questions. Listen to what theyâ€™re saying about your project or idea and take their advice. One of the greatest benefits of connecting with a community investment officer at a foundation is that person has contact with board and committee members who are making decisions about your grant application.
My job on Giving Tuesday is to be supportive, smile and direct traffic. That's it. Seriously. Smile and wave.
The Richland County Foundation has embarked on a new and exciting path to fund investment in Downtown Mansfield. It started with an idea to send 15 individuals who live, work, and play in the city to the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference in Austin, TX.