Federal Agency Offices: A Source of Inspiration

Have you ever had the opportunity to walk through the Capital District in Washington D.C.? To walk along the Mall? Stop in at the numerous amazing locations of the Smithsonian Institute? Do you know where the federal agency offices are for the departments that you seek or secure grant funds from? I had the opportunity [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Grant Best Practices|Comments Off on Federal Agency Offices: A Source of Inspiration

Federal Grants and Social Media

I can hear the question marks in your minds now, "How is it that social media has anything to do with federal grants?" Perhaps surprisingly, and increasingly more so, quite a bit! According to SmartEGrants, one of the grant professional support firms on the frontlines working with organizations on their grant and social media goal overlap: [...]

By | February 2nd, 2015|Grant Best Practices, Grants Digest|Comments Off on Federal Grants and Social Media

Do You Want to be a Grant Reviewer?

Washington Strategic Consulting participates in a weekly Twitter chat for grant professionals, #grantchat. This past week, #grantchat discussed being a grant reviewer. It has been our team's experience that serving as a grant reviewer is an excellent form of professional development for grant professionals of all skill levels and backgrounds. Therefore, for this blog post, [...]

By | January 19th, 2015|Grant Best Practices, Grants Digest|Comments Off on Do You Want to be a Grant Reviewer?