Kim Joyce

Kim Joyce, GPC, a native of Phoenix, began her career in education and has been in the nonprofit sector first as a volunteer and then a professional for a total of 18 years. She provides services in the areas of grant writing, grant coaching, and nonprofit capacity building, and her clients have included nonprofits providing services in the areas of health and human services, education, at-risk youth, homelessness, health care, the arts, charter schools, faith-based organizations, and units of local government. Kim has assisted clients in receiving grant awards of more than $20 million. She is a Grant Professional Certified, and recently earned her GPC Credential through the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Kim is also a member of the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) – Arizona Founding Chapter, and the Alliance Nonprofit Leadership Council.
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Community Development Block Grants Serve the Needs of Nonprofits

Posted by Kim Joyce on Jan 14, 2015 6:00:00 AM

The first time I heard the acronym "CDBG" as a brand new grant writer, I didn’t know what to think. What did those four letters stand for ("Community Development Block Grant"), and why were they so important? As a grant writer located in Maricopa County, Arizona, I know that most cities have some form of CDBG funding—in fact, practically every city in the County (Scottsdale, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, Peoria, and the Town of Gilbert). Why are these grants are so important? Because with other funding sources drying up, CDBG grants are an excellent source of funding that nonprofits have come to rely on over the years.

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Topics: Federal Grants, Nonprofits, Local Government, Formula Grants, CDBG

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