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What is Spark-Point doing to be an Anti-Racist Ally

By Spark Point / September 21, 2020

This year has pushed economic and social disparities experienced by communities of color to the center of the public square. Not only has the pandemic made painfully evident the intersections of race and class, but the brutal murder of Black people at the hands of the police has reminded us of the foundation of white…

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Stephanie Sneed

With Every Budget, Stephanie Sneed Fights for Change

By Spark Point / September 16, 2020

By democratizing budget and program information and allocations, Fair Budget Coalition gives constituents a voice in the most important conversations After college, Stephanie Sneed dove right into an accelerated teaching program, taking over her own classroom just months later. “I didn’t feel prepared at all,” she says. “These schools required a lot—and not a single…

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Wanda Steptoe Follows Her Heart & Her Lifelong Passion to Help Those in Need

By Spark Point / September 10, 2020

Since she was a child, Wanda Steptoe knew she wanted to help people.  “I grew up in a very large, very close-knit, loving family,” Wanda says. “One of my cousins had Down’s Syndrome — and life for people with developmental differences wasn’t like it is today. They recommended putting him in an institution — but…

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We’re looking to hire a grant writer! Come work with us.

By Spark Point / August 17, 2020

Position Title:              Grant Writer Time Commitment:      35 hour work week at minimum Reports To:                  Senior Grant Writer and Client Relations Manager Spark Point Fundraising is seeking a Grant Writer to support clients with grant writing, reporting, cultivation of new funders, and stewardship of current funders. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a…

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A Love Letter to Her Corner

By Spark Point / August 14, 2018

Learn about Spark Point founder and CEO Whitney Brimfield’s experience as a part of the Winter 2018 cohort of Her Corner’s Washington, DC Accelerator. Spoiler alert! She loved it.

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We’re looking for a Content Marketing Consultant!

By Spark Point / August 6, 2018

Spark Point Fundraising is seeking a consultant to create and implement a content marketing strategy based on our marketing goals and desire to build our profile as a thought leader. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience conducting social media and content marketing work, have some understanding of the nonprofit sector,…

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New Year, New Goals

By Spark Point / February 26, 2018

A new year is like a blank slate. January offers us the chance to shake off the cobwebs of last year and set new goals for ourselves. While roughly half of Americans make new year’s resolutions, at Spark Point, we have our own take on how to do it right. Read this post to learn…

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Meet Our Partners: Barbara Tesner

By Spark Point / February 12, 2018

One of our favorite things about our work—besides the amazing organizations we get to help—is the incredible people we meet along the way. We are so lucky to know and partner with such talented individuals, and we want to introduce one of them to you today: Barbara Tesner. Barbara has years of experience working with…

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Get #SparkSmart with our Favorite Books in 2018

By Spark Point / December 21, 2017

Of all the things we could say about 2017, we’ll settle for this: It was a year full of challenges, but also a year full of hope. When white nationalists spread lies about people of color, we supported our neighbors and challenged lies with truth. When women spoke of being assaulted by powerful men, we…

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How to Eat Your Way through North Carolina

By Spark Point / November 30, 2017

I’d be remiss if I didn’t share some of the amazing culinary experiences I had on my summer trip to North Carolina. As somewhat of a foodie, I was eager to experience some of the great restaurants of North Carolina. I started with Chef and the Farmer. For those of you who watch PBS, you…

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