Washington State Asset Building Coalition Grants: Applications due May 15

17 04 2015

The Department of Commerce seeks grant applications for activities to improve the financial health of low- and moderate-income households. Grant funds will serve to initiate, expand, and strengthen community-based Asset Building Coalitions and their services. Multi-county collaborations are encouraged, and funded activities must align with the Corporation for Enterprise Development’s Household Financial Security Framework.

Funds will be awarded by July 1, 2015, contingent upon final passage and approval of the Washington State 2015-17 operating budget.

Key Dates

  • April 20, 1 p.m. – Bidders teleconference: (360) 407-3780, PIN Code: 129745#
  • May 15 – Applications due (electronic and hard copy)
  • May 29 – Grant awards announced

To learn more go to: http://www.commerce.wa.gov/Programs/services/Pages/AssetBuilding.aspx

For assistance: don@sparrowhawkco.com

Don Chalmers to present to the Native Philanthropy Institute

1 04 2015

Don Chalmers,  an Adjunct Member of the Faculty at The Evergreen State College, is presenting to the Native Philanthropy Institute to be held at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, in Prior Lake, MN May 5-6.   This year’s institute is part of the Native Americans in Philanthropy’s  25th Anniversary Celebration & Annual Conference.  Don will be speaking on Board Development/Training and the role of the Board in strategic planning. In addition to his teaching at Evergreen, for the past 2o years Don has served as a consultant to Tribes and tribal organizations as well as  non-profits throughout the United States through his company, SparrowHawk Consulting.

for further information on the 25th Anniversary of NAP: http://www.nativephilanthropy.org/

for further information on SparrowHawk Consulting:  info@sparrowhawkco.com or (800) 398-9048