Seis consejos de sentido común que cualquier solicitante de subsidios debería considerar antes de pulsar el botón “enviar” en su solicitud
Whether applications are successful or not, we have observed six common habits and patterns across the board. These are common-sense tips that you as a grant-seeker should consider adopting before hitting the “submit” button for your application.
We may never be able to get back to how things were – and frankly we should not strive to – but in order for us to move forward and create a workspace that is ready to welcome back employees and teams, this is the time to turn the intentions of DEI we have been setting into measurable actions across our organizations.
Advancing mission-driven ventures, whether for profit or nonprofit, is first and foremost a comprehensive entrepreneurial journey.
Now more than ever, all eyes are on how well an organization is performing its duties and fulfilling its promises to its stakeholders. As a member of the board of directors, you are the champion of your organization. It is ultimately up to you and your peers to steer the ship on the right course, practice continuous trust building, and sustain a culture of growth, learning and accountability within your board and organization.
In today’s world where there will be a rush of new funding, new programs, and policies in response to Covid and focus on social justice, entrepreneurs and organizations would benefit by making elected officials and government entities whether at local, state, and national level a priority.
When it comes to increasing your impact, curiosity and listening as a constant practice are as important as applying any other skills, strategies, and practices in your work. In fact, Robert Perez, Founder and Chief Exploration Officer at Wonder for Good, would argue that for changemakers being curious about their audiences is a necessary step to identifying new strategies or refining existing ones to advance mission-driven work.
Aside from the typical ones related to good governance, there is no question that it is imperative for the Board to be more connected than ever to what the world around us is currently experimenting and have an in-depth understanding of the potential futures about to take shape under our own eyes.
“I always say it’s so easy to rebuild roofs and homes, but it is very hard to develop a generation that went through a hurricane and earthquakes in less than a year.”
Talking about social impact and not focusing in particular on healing, wellbeing, and flourishing, as part of the mental health discourse, defeats the purpose of mission-driven work. But it is more than just talking about it. The conversation should approach these crucial aspects as a whole, as many of our guests have highlighted during our interviews for the Jet Fuel Series.