IN THIS ISSUE
- Great opportunity for Native American-owned businesses
Proposals for Native American Venture Acceleration Fund due October 18
- 900 backpacks donated to local youth
Area schools benefit from Back to School Drive
- Computer modeling helps manage wildfires
Technology increases preparedness, improves firefighting strategies
- Lab employee makes a difference in area schools
Elementary youth encouraged to dream big
- In other news
Northern New Mexico College awarded nearly $1 million—and more area updates
- For your calendar
From a gravitational waves lecture to an accounting workshop, September is full of educational opportunities
GRANT WRITING TIPS
- Steer clear of grants that are not a good match for your organization.
- Take the time to learn about available grants, and then figure out how to match them up with your organization’s needs.
- Look online for past winners, and compare and contrast those recipients and their needs to your organization’s situation.
- Make up a grant calendar and use it to track existing and potential grant opportunities.
- Take a formal class in grant writing to learn the fine points of the process.
- Be ready to allocate four to five months to writing each grant and waiting for a response.
As the kids head back to school, the air becomes increasingly more crisp and the cottonwoods along the Rio Grande start strutting their color, employees at Los Alamos National Laboratory gear up for a season of giving. From August through December, we will call upon Laboratory employees to contribute to the region.
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