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Christina Carter-Grant is the Associate Director of the National Land Bank Network at the Center for Community Progress, the only national organization dedicated to the revitalization of vacant properties.  “I grew up in a neighborhood that suffered from heavy disinvestment and deterioration,” Christina says. “I never knew what it was like to really feel safe…

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Audrey Williamson is the Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition for KIPP Foundation, a nonprofit organization that recruits and trains outstanding educators for the network of free college-prep KIPP schools across the country. She also serves on the founding board of directors for Atlanta Unbound Academy, a K-8 public charter school dedicated to providing empowering, rigorous…

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Dy Brown is Deputy Executive Director at Young Invincibles, a nonprofit focused on amplifying young adult voices in the political process, especially in the areas of healthcare, higher education, workforce development, and civic engagement. From an early age, Dy knew she had the power to make a difference in the world. Her mother was an…

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It’s our birthday! Since 2014, we have been growing, serving our clients and communities, and staying true to our values. During this special time we want to look back to meaningfully reflect on how we got here, celebrate our successes, assess our challenges, and discuss our visions for the future. To learn more about this,…

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Jerri Taylor is the Director of Diversity in Career Pathways for Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Project Learning Tree. She leads a variety of mentorship programs to help diversify conservation and forestry careers and develops curricula that encourage BIPOC youth to gain a different perspective on the outdoors.  “No matter what your background is or the…

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2022 was a banner year for us here at Spark Point Fundraising! In addition to serving our clients, Spark Point doubled down on our commitment to our company values last year.   Serving our NONPROFIT SECTOR Clients with INGENUITY We understand and value the nonprofit sector for its ability to change the world in meaningful and…

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Our highest priority is delivering value, expanding capacity, and securing funding for our clients every single day. An important way we accomplish this is by staying up-to-date on fundraising trends, accessing landscape trends across our client base, and adapting to the ever-changing challenges. After evaluating the results of the Annual Report and gathering feedback from…

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In October 2022, the Spark Point team gathered in Washington DC for our annual company retreat! For a remote company like us, retreats are essential to team bonding, enhancing collaboration, maintaining the relationships that help us do good work, and planning for the future. We started planning on August 10 –  everything from the venue…

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Stacia N. Frederick is the newly promoted Director of Volunteers and Community Engagement at Calvary Women’s Services, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness for women in DC. She is also an author and small-business owner of My Roll Dog Designs. “As a kid, I wanted to do good and save the world,” Stacia says….

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