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FAFSA Deadline Approaching! FAFSA Workshops All Over the Community!
 
The TN Promise deadline for the FAFSA application is 11:59 PM on Tuesday, Jan. 17th.
 
MLK FAFSA Completion Sites (Open for FAFSA Completion)
Please share these sites with students and parents!
 
2-5 pm 1/13/17 Rhodes College
2-5 pm 1/13/17 Concorde Career College – Memphis, Tennessee
2-5 pm 1/13/17 Streets Ministries
12-2:30 pm 1/15/17 Olivet Fellowship Baptist Church
12-2 pm 1/15/17 Greater White Stone Missionary Baptist Church
1-4 pm 1/15/17 Cloud901 @ Memphis Public Library & Information Center
 
MLK FAFSA Street Team needs volunteers on 01/13/2017 sign up at https://www.volunteermemphis.org/ViewOpportunity/83936#/894414d8-f03d-4657-b1e2-61a06d890d05
Volunteers will serve as “boots on the ground” by placing FAFSA yard signs/posters/flyers in medians, retail stores, and other public domains, and giving away FAFSA paraphernalia in several neighborhoods throughout the City of Memphis.
*Great opportunities for students to complete TN Promise hours
*Under 18 must be accompanied an adult over 21
Alton Cryer
Program Coordinator, Leadership Memphis
acryer@leadershipmemphis.org

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The National Extraordinary Professional Women will host a free grant workshop on Friday, May 20th at The Bartlett Library, located at 5885 Stage Rd. Limited attendance for this event is 40. Registration is already open!
 
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Grant Writing Workshop – Last chance to register!!!

We are one week away from an amazing grant writing symposium that is being held on Saturday, February 27th at the Calvary Church, 1851 N. Houston Levee Road in Cordova, TN.  You won’t want to miss this incredible experience learning to navigate your way through the non-profit and grant writing world.  You will begin writing group-grants the same day to practice your skills.  You will hear from finance professionals on the art of making an effective budget, learn how to speak the funder’s language, and what funders are looking for.

Come and join us for this amazingly interactive workshop that will be sure leave a lasting impression!

Grant Writing Workshop Flyer 2-27-2016

IF YOU CAN SAVE $1,000, WE WILL MATCH YOUR SAVINGS WITH AN ADDITIONAL $2,000 TO HELP YOU PURCHASE A HOME, COMPUTER, OPEN A SMALL BUSINESS OR FURTHER YOUR EDUCATION. 

Introducing  THE SAVE UP PROGRAM

An asset-building Program sponsored by the RISE Foundation

You may qualify if you are employed and on Section 8 through MHA, or if you are employed and eligible to file for Earned Income Tax Credits.  You must meet RISE qualification guidelines.

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED AT THE ORIENTATION SESSION

WHEN:    Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 5:45 pm

WHERE:    RISE FOUNDATION 

2650 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 2400, Memphis, TN  38118

 CALL (901) 507-8884 to RSVP AND (901) 507-8883 TO LISTEN TO  A DETAILED OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM.

*****GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP****

GRANT SEASON OPENS JULY 1ST, SO NOW IS THE TIME…

07/25/2015 8:30a.m. – 2:30p.m. – – Grant Writing Workshop – –

Another amazing Comprehensive Grant Writing Workshop will be held at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 8979 E. Shelby Drive, Memphis, TN 38125. The cost is $120.00/per person and includes all training material, continental breakfast, lunch, a list of over 500 funders, tax forms, and a high impact and interactive grant writing session. You will begin writing a group grant before you leave the training and will feel quite comfortable with the whole process! You will be amazed at your ability to write grants throughout this process. We are here to empower you and will do so throughout this course.

You need to register https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-grant-writing-workshop-tickets-17150790476 Seating is limited, and group discounts are available. For more information, contact Kimberly Benson, via BuildingBridgesTogether@yahoo.com.

StartCo is Accepting Applications for Summer 2015

Startco is recruiting tech startups for their Summer 2015 Accelerators: Seed Hatchery for B2B Startups, Upstart for Women-Led Startups and Sky High for Social Impact Startups. Applications period closes on March 1. Program Dates are May 4th – August 13th. Click the link more information!

http://neverstop.co/seedhatchery/

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