Archive for December, 2013

Memphis Grants Fund Programs in the River City

Memphis Grants Fund Programs in the River City

| December 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Known for its history of blues and rib joints, Memphis is the largest city in the state of Tennessee. People who live there have some exciting local grant opportunities only available around the River City. Memphis grants include support for local artists and scholarships for area students. And there is a decent amount of support […]

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Can Relocation Grants Pay Your Moving Expenses?

Can Relocation Grants Pay Your Moving Expenses?

| December 31, 2013 | 7 Comments

We received an email recently from a reader with a question about relocation grants. While looking into it for him, I came to the conclusion that the problem he was having was caused by simple confusion due to the rather broad term used to describe several different types of actual grants. What Jacob was looking […]

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Pfizer Grants Provide Patient Assistance, Health Services and Research

Pfizer Grants Provide Patient Assistance, Health Services and Research

| December 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Most people probably don’t realize that the drug giant Pfizer got its start in the mid 19th century, when cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart borrowed a meager $2,500 from a family member to create a new company. Pfizer’s first product was an antiparasitic used to treat intestinal worms. 165 years later, the company is […]

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Cancer Research Grants Fund the Fight to Cure Cancer

Cancer Research Grants Fund the Fight to Cure Cancer

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

A cancer diagnosis was once simply a death sentence but tremendous progress has been made in the fight against cancer over the last few decades. Much of what we now know about the disease and how to effectively treat it is the result of years of hard work accomplished by medical researchers. Cancer research grants […]

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American Cancer Society Grants Fund New Research Projects

American Cancer Society Grants Fund New Research Projects

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913 by a group of doctors and business owners in New York City. Originally called the American Society for the Control of Cancer, it was renamed and reorganized in 1945. At the time this society was founded, a cancer diagnosis presented a dim future almost always resulting in […]

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Detroit Grants Get the Motor City Moving with Free Funding

Detroit Grants Get the Motor City Moving with Free Funding

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Detroit was in the news this year for all the wrong reasons, filing bankruptcy in July for an estimated $18.5 billion in debt. This was the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in United States history. And it’s not just the city that is in trouble financially. Detroit is littered with vacant lots and abandoned buildings and […]

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