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Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program and Sequestration

There are a number of useful resources available on sequestration's estimated cuts to federal grant programs. Two such resources are provided by the White House and Dylan Matthews of the Washington Post. These go well beyond my humble research skills. However, I thought it useful to present some data in map form, and to focus narrowly on one program to present some perspective—in this case, a state-level view of the sequester and the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program.

4 Tips for Handling a Grant Rejection (Part II)

(The following blog post, part 2 of "Handling a Grant Rejection," was written by Dr. Bev Browning, Vice President of Grants Professional Services for eCivis and the author of more than 40 grant-related publications.) The best way to handle a rejection letter is with your head up, and with a game plan for getting the funding through another source. Here are some more tips on rebounding from rejection.

5 Tips on Handling a Grant Rejection (Part I)

(The following blog post, part 1 of 2 on "Handling a Grant Rejection," was written by Dr. Bev Browning, Vice President of Grants Professional Services for eCivis and the author of more than 40 grant-related publications. Other articles by Dr. Browning can be found in eCivis' subscription-based Grants Network: KnowledgeBase.) As a grant writer, getting a rejection letter from a funding source can be a big letdown. Besides coping with your own personal disappointment, you also have to face your superiors, peers, and others in the community who rallied to your cause and helped you put the grant proposal together. The best way to handle a rejection letter is with your head up, hopes high, and a game plan for getting the funding through another source.

Grant Writing Success and Subject Matter Knowledge

How to Elicit Support from Congressional Representatives for Grants

Grants Management: Bringing You More News About Grants

eCivis' Grants Network: Research database includes myriad federal, state, and foundation grant opportunities for state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, school districts, and institutions of higher education. The purpose of this blog post is to notify database users that we are highlighting specific opportunities relevant to individuals and for-profit institutions in our Grants News section.

Obamacare Upheld—What's Next for Grants?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is considered by many to be the signature piece of legislation for President Obama and has arguably been the greatest point of political contention during his presidency. So when the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare in a 5-4 decision on June 28, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the liberal justices in declaring the individual mandate a constitutional tax, both sides of the political aisle were bolstered.

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