Author: Liyen Chong

  • 2024-05: June Call

    2024-05: June Call

    June Call Created April 20, 2024 Ethical concerns around AI and Writing ChatGPT Prompt! FRIDAY, June 19, 1:00 PM–2:30 PM CST (2PM EST, 11AM PST) Ethical concerns abound with the rise of AI. Current datasets have more data on dominant populations and are more likely to exhibit bias against minorities. Grant writers are increasingly turning…

  • 2024-05: May Call

    2024-05: May Call

    May Call Created April 20, 2024 It’s All About Us! FRIDAY, May 10, 11:00 AM–12:30 PM CST (12PM EST, 9AM PST) Wellness Session: Our May Session is all about you because YOU MATTER! Here’s the thing – if you look up “grant professional burn out” you find a lot of discussion about the challenges of…

  • Fundraising HayDay + MTGW

    More Than Grant Writers on Fundraising HayDay! We’re thrilled to share the latest episode of the Fundraising HayDay Podcast, where MTGW organizers Patrice & Liyen shared about all we’ve been up to and plans for the future. You can find the episode on their website here or wherever you stream podcasts! Here is a link…

  • The True Cost of Billionaire Philanthropy

    Inequality.org recently released a study on The True Cost of Billionaire Philanthropy. Read it here and arm yourself with the facts! If you haven’t already checked our Resource Page out, now is a great time!

  • 2024-04: April Call

    2024-04: April Call

    APRIL Call Created March 6, 2024 Discussions! Wednesday, April 24, 1:00 PM–2:30 PM CST (2PM EST, 11AM PST) Let’s talk about: ARPA Funds/Collective Actions/ Advocacy/MTGW Program 2024 We’ve had a few learning sessions, now let’s share and discuss ideas on how to practice our collective power! Come and co-create our space with us at Team MTGW.  ARPA Funds:  Please…

  • ARPA Funding

    American Rescue Plan Act Funding ARPA funding must be obligated by December 31, 2024.  States, municipalities, tribal governments, and other government entities were allocated a total of $350 billion. The money needed to be used to respond to the pandemic, support families and businesses, maintain public services, invest in infrastructure, and provide premium pay for…

  • Solidarity Economy Funding Library Launch

    This event passed, and here are the resources!

  • 2024-03: March Call

    2024-03: March Call

    March Call Created February 13, 2024 Connecting Resources: How to Organize a Funder Briefing! Wednesday, March 13, 1:00 PM–2:30 PM CST (2PM EST, 11AM PST) Many smaller, BIPOC-led nonprofits are often excluded from accessing funding simply because they do not have the in-house capacity to coordinate meetings with funders. In truth, many funders want to…

  • Crappy Funding Practices

    If you encounter a funder with crappy practices, please fill out this form, and a group of rad folks will investigate and call out the funder publicly by name across different social media platforms.  Read more about crappy funder practices here. Update March 5, 2024: Crappy Fundraising Practices LinkedIn Posts are catching fire! From their…

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