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Deadline: 11/15/2014
Grants generally starting at $25,000 to USA non-profit organizations focused on news media and journalism schools for projects that invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information now and for the...
Deadline: 11/24/2014
Grants are available to Davidson County, Tennessee non-profits and businesses to operate early childhood programs. Applicants must propose to accommodate low-income pregnant woman, children from birth through age 5, and their families including homeless children, children in foster care, and...
Deadline: 11/30/2014
Awards to USA medical school professors that are committed to the advancement or improvement of medical education. Members of the funding source association are encouraged to nominate an educator that deserve notoriety for their contributions to field of academic medicine or that has made a...
Deadline: 11/30/2014
Awards of $6,500 to USA teachers to recognize excellence and innovation in the field of STEM education at middle school and high school levels. The recipients will have made outstanding contributions to their students learning experience through inquiry-based, technology infused STEM education....

About the Author: Libby Hikind

Libby Hikind is the founder of GrantWatch.com. Libby Hikind, first published NYC GrantWatch in 1999 as a weekly non-profit newsletter. She stopped publication in 2001, to run for City Council where she felt she could bring more funding dollars to NYC. After only winning the Democratic Primary election, she returned to teaching public school and continued her grant writing efforts on behalf of the non-profit community. Since retirement, Libby has worked to build GrantWatch.com. On a daily basis, Libby contacts grants' program managers, reviews numerous publications and adds new grants to the website.

Libby is also the president of PGWHC, Inc., a grant writing/development consulting firm that provides organizations with a means to develop new areas of funding in: education, disabilities, early childhood, special education, social services, employment, job training, youth, health, safety, entitlements, substance abuse, homelessness, environment, parenting, etc.

PGWHC, Inc, Professional Grant Writers & Health Consultants was first established in 1994, to provide the following services:

  • Locating available federal, state, local and foundation grants and contracts.
  • Completing needs assessments.
  • Researching literature for best practices.
  • Developing proposal plan.
  • Writing proposal narratives and developing budgets.
  • Negotiating budgets with grant officers.
  • Monitoring quality assurance, evaluating programs, preparing evaluation reports.
  • Broadening client base and increasing organizational capacity.
  • Representing organizations at significant meetings.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Professional development for organization staff.
  • Developing special projects and preparing special events.
  • Planning, organizing and facilitating conferences.
  • Marketing programs and developing organizational mail plan.
  • Developing text and graphic design for brochures and public relations materials.
  • Writing job postings and letters.
  • Preparing minutes from board meetings, writing board resolutions.
  • Preparing press releases and networking with the press for news coverage.

Libby Hikind has obtained more than 11 million in grant funding dollars. The most notable are:

Child Health Plus of Staten Island, NYS Early Intervention Center in Queens, Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Brooklyn, Parent to Parent Resource Center for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities, Caregiver Support for Family Members of Alzheimer's Patients, EDWAA, JTPA, and Community Youth Development.

PGWHC's clients includes hospitals, universities, schools, preschools, community based organizations and neighborhood coalitions.

Libby Hikind, has written both literacy and social studies NYC Department of Education school curriculum, scored the New York State English Language Arts and Math exams, participated in peer review committees for the United States Department of Education, authored four children's picture books, ran a successful primary election campaign for NYC City Council, served as a team leader for FEMA's Project Liberty and taught NYC Public School students for 29 1/2 years.

To contact Libby, please go to our contact page


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Deadline: 11/10/2014
Grants to USA non-profits, businesses, universities, individuals, and others for research projects related to computer internet security. November 10 is the deadline for mid-level funded projects. November 20 is the deadline for high-level funded projects. Mid-level projects involve one or...
Deadline: 11/10/2014
A grant to a USA non-profit, public agency, or other organization for a health care program that facilitates follow up re-screenings, referrals, and interventions for infants who have hearing deficits. The grantee will work with State agencies to provide training programs and technical assistance...
Deadline: 11/10/2014
A grant is available to a USA non-profit, public agency, or other organization to help State programs that provide assistance to mothers and children, to develop evidence-based action plans and adhere to State and National standards and measures. The grantee will gather a team of experts to...
Deadline: 11/12/2014
Grants starting at $50,000 to experienced USA and territories public and private organizations to provide financial and technical assistance to organizations in rural areas and to tribal organizations for community development and economic development purposes. Assistance can be provided to...
Deadline: Ongoing
Grants to USA non-profit organizations (and, on occasion, international non-profits) that are working to help immigrants to the United States become healthy, contributing members of society. These grants are intended to support and promote the creation of more effective immigration policies,...
Deadline: Ongoing
Grants to USA-based non-profit organizations and others that are seeking financial assistance for programs and projects that aim to empower communities and ensure the financial inclusion of residents. These grants are intended to support programs/projects in three categories: Access and Knowledge,...


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