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Examples of Block Grants and How They Fund Local Programs

Examples of Block Grants and How They Fund Local Programs

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

When searching for grants on the internet, I have no doubt that you have encountered the term block grants. In the world of grants, you’ll often run into terms like this one and they can be somewhat confusing. Having a better understanding of the types of grants that exist out there will help you in […]

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Community Development Block Grant Provides Local Funding

Community Development Block Grant Provides Local Funding

| January 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Since I started writing about grants for Grants Guys, one thing I have encountered over and over is bad information about several government grants on various blogs. This bad information usually runs from mildly misleading to patently false. The single biggest offender here seems to be the Community Development Block Grant or CDBG. But really let’s […]

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5 Animal Rescue Grants That Support Local Rescues

5 Animal Rescue Grants That Support Local Rescues

| January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

A few years back, my Mom retired from teaching and absolutely fell in love with rescuing dogs. She joined a volunteer rescue group that works with her local shelter to assist the staff in placing their animals through adoption. If your Facebook feed is inundated with pleas for help like mine now is then you […]

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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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