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High School Seniors Sought For Prestigious National Youth Science Camp

| February 26, 2016

The Governor’s Office of Education is calling for applications to the 2016 National Youth Science Camp (NYSC), an annual program that rewards two high-achieving high school students from each state in the U.S. with a fully funded summer camp experience dedicated to scientific exploration. The nearly month-long program centered in West Virginia includes lectures and […]

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Grant writing courses from ASU Lodestar beginning soon

Grant writing courses from ASU Lodestar beginning soon

| January 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

A series of online grant-writing and management courses are now available from the Lodestar Center with classes beginning in January. The courses are a part of the Grant Development and Proposal Writing Certificate. The first class, Grant Development and Proposal Writing, begins January 26. Advanced Grant Development and Proposal Writing and Federal Grant Proposal and Management begin in March and April […]

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Grant available for end-of-life organizations

Grant available for end-of-life organizations

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Southern Arizona has announced a new grant round for nonprofit organizations addressing end-of-life issues. According to the website: “The committee is inviting the nonprofit community to submit grant applications for programs/projects which address the spectrum of end-of-life issues and decisions. We encourage grants which focus on innovation, collaborative efforts, communication, education, […]

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You look good in pink (while you fight breast cancer)

You look good in pink (while you fight breast cancer)

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s time for the fabulous Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Here’s a great cause and great fun too. Join us on October 12! From my friend Tracy at the American Cancer Society – the Official Sponsor of Birthdays. We need you!Volunteers are needed to work behind the scenes at our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer […]

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How does a car show help kids read?

How does a car show help kids read?

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Car show raises lots of money for literacy programs in the Tucson area The Rotary Club of Tucson’s 8th Annual Tucson Classics Car Show features lots of chrome, fast cars, slow cars, vintage vehicles, and lots of blasts from the past. It’s a great way to spend a few hours ogling while contributing to Reading Seed […]

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Have You Signed up for a Volunteer Project Yet?

Have You Signed up for a Volunteer Project Yet?

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grab a project that inspires you today! The Days of Caring project is in the volunteer recruitment phase. The Tucson community’s largest volunteer event will be held on October 22 and October 25 this year, and volunteers are needed for the nearly 200 projects submitted by nonprofits across the valley. This is the perfect opportunity for […]

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Volunteer Administrator or Advocate? Complete this survey.

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are you a Volunteer Administrator or Advocate? If so, the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism and the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation invite you to participate in an important survey on the strategies, resources and practices of Arizona’s volunteer administrators and advocates. This survey has three specific and important goals: […]

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Volunteer Manager Voices Needed

Volunteer Manager Voices Needed

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Research on public service motivation is rare, here is your chance to contribute Current information backed by research is hard enough to come by in the volunteer management field, but Dr. Nevbahar Ertas from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is trying to make a difference. He is inviting volunteer managers to participate in a […]

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Two cars to be given to Tucsonans in need

Two cars to be given to Tucsonans in need

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local companies team up to donate late-model cars as a part of their community service programs Caliber Collision and GEICO are giving away two refurbished cars again this year. Your nomination of someone or a family that really needs one is due by May 15. A lack of reliable transportation can be a real obstacle […]

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Discount flower purchases with a bonus for a good cause

Discount flower purchases with a bonus for a good cause

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just mention the Erik Hite Foundation for a 10% discount just in time for Mother’s Day Flowers For You / Campbell Floral is offering a 10% discount on flowers purchased during the month of May to customers who name-drop the Erik Hite Foundation when making a purchase. Flowers For You is one of many business supporters of […]

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