Grant letter for Annual Grants for Donor Designated Funds
Hello, Would anyone be willing to share their letter they use for annual distributions from donor designated funds? Thank you! Sally Hermann St. Croix Valley Foundation
GED & Gap Year Questions in SLM Application
Hi all. Just winding up our first year using SLM. Looking back we need to do a better job building the application to represent GED and/or gap year/not currently enrolled students. Curious what info. others gather and how they ask. Thanks in advance for any input.
Hello! Our Foundation is implementing site visits. We are considering a couple of different avenues in what the goal is with them, either taking the place of a report that they now complete on our grant portal within the year of receiving funds or a more informational approach, both with the main focus of relationship…
Could there be new legislation to help with federal grant applications?
Bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) that would help streamline the administration of grant programs across the federal government has advanced in the Senate. Governments and organizations in small and rural communities often struggle when applying for federal grants because they lack the…
Demographics by Candid
Hi everyone, We’re working on content related to the Demographics by Candid integration in GLM and would love your input. Have you implemented/are you planning to implement the integration? If so, what are your goals? If not, what’s driving your decision? Thank you in advance for your thoughts! Jennifer
Text messaging to students
Hello, I am trying to gather best methods to communicate with students. Email seems to be opened sometimes, but we are finding things going to SPAM, or simply not being read. We are thinking that texting may be the best method. I am wanting any process recommendations for texting to students. (Reminders to complete follow…
Evaluating Financial Need with New FAFSA
Hi, We are a small foundation and the majority of our scholarships have a financial need requirement. I was curious if (how) organizations are changing their evaluation of financial need with the upcoming changes to the FAFSA, particularly related to how the EFC/SAI will be calculated. As part of our financial need…