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Introducing “ACCELERATE!” – An affordable, effective way to help your nonprofit build a grants portfolio!

By Spark Point / October 26, 2022

Malcom X famously said, “When ‘I’ is replaced with ‘We’, even the illness becomes wellness”. For those of us in the nonprofit sector, this sentiment resonates across both our daily and professional lives. Nonprofit organizations, especially smaller nonprofits, invest so much time, effort, and heart into giving to their communities and fulfilling their missions. Sometimes,…

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Fall Newsletter: This fall update deserve a round of a-paws!

By Spark Point / October 26, 2022

This fall update deserves a round of a-paws! Hello Again! Here at Spark Point, we are settling into fall with new furry friends, plenty of cinnamon coffee, and the launch of ACCELERATE! Read on if you are prepared for extreme cuteness and the latest Spark Point news. Introducing: Bark Point Our Slack channels abound with…

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Now Hiring: Senior Grant Writer

By Spark Point / September 12, 2022

Position Title:         Senior Grant Writer Time Commitment:    35 hour work week at minimum Reports To:        Director of Foundation Strategy Spark Point Fundraising is seeking a Senior Grant Writer to support our work with progressive nonprofit clients fighting to end poverty, healthcare inequity, systemic racism, and more.  Senior grant writers lead client projects;…

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July Newsletter

By Spark Point / August 30, 2022

Here’s a glimpse of Spark Point’s July! Spark Point News Our team at Spark Point keeps on growing! We’re thrilled to announce that on July 18th we welcomed a new Operations Associate to our team. Please give a warm welcome to our newest staff member – Gagandeep Kaur! Introducing ACCELERATE! We’re thrilled to announce our…

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Hiring: Join our team, as our newest Grant Writer!

By Spark Point / March 3, 2022

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 fast-paced working environment and who embodies the values of kindness, compassion, and equity. Strong candidates will also have 1-2 years of experience…

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Jami Floyd Brings a Focus on Racial and Social Injustice to the Public Media Newsroom

By Spark Point / February 23, 2022

Jami Floyd is an attorney, the Senior Editor for the Race and Justice Unit at New York Public Radio and ​​the Legal Editor in the WNYC Newsroom. She helped create the Race and Justice Unit in September 2020 as a resource to ensure that all New York Public Radio stories are considered through the lens…

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Megan Stewart is Advocating for People with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

By Spark Point / January 6, 2022

Megan Stewart is the founder of the PCOS Awareness Association, a nonprofit that advocates for people with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). For the past 9 years, this organization has helped millions of people with PCOS find the resources they need to understand and manage their diagnosis.  Megan didn’t initially set out to create the nonprofit,…

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We’re looking to hire an Operations Associate! Come work with us.

By Spark Point / December 21, 2021

Position Title: Operations Associate Time Commitment: 35 hours/week; Full Time Reports To: Managing Director Core Work Hours: Spark Point’s core working hours are Monday through Friday from 10AM to 6PM EST, with client-facing meetings occurring, primarily, Tuesdays through Thursdays. Staff are permitted to work remotely at their discretion as long as they consult with their…

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Azurae Redmond Supports the Young, Black & Widowed

By Spark Point / December 15, 2021

After being together for almost a decade, Chattanoogan, Azuráe Johnson Redmond lost her husband, Matthew Holt Redmond, to lung cancer in 2017. Azurae was 27 years old at the time and five months pregnant with the couple’s second son, little Matthew. Their first son, Holt, was just 10 months old. It was a heartbreaking, yet…

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How to Have a Fantastic Staff Retreat in Eight Steps

By Whitney Brimfield / December 6, 2021

An awesome shot from our retreat!  If you are planning your company’s next in-person retreat, you are probably facing a mountain of questions about how to prepare and what you should aim to accomplish. Trust me, I’ve been there! There is so much to do both before and after that this post is part one…

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