Grant funding can be the lifeblood of any nonprofit. As an organization that both applies for and awards grant funds we know first-hand the growth and development of this source of income requires careful planning, homework and a bit of luck! So where do you begin?
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First Literacy Grants
First Literacy Celebrates Change-Makers and Innovators Impacting the Lives of Adult Learners Throughout Massachusetts
The First Literacy Spotlight on Innovation in Adult Basic Education included presentations from organizations that received First Literacy grants last year and featured keynote speaker Monique Tú Nguyen, Director of the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement for the City of Boston.
What Difference Does It Make?
Is there anyone who doesn’t want to make a difference in the world … whether it be making a difference through their work, or in the lives of others? At First Literacy, we know that our work makes a difference. And those of you who support our work can know that you are making a difference, too.
Finding Inspiration with Faces and Facts
In the nonprofit world, inspiration is essential. The size of the issues we address can be overwhelming, but the faces and facts can help us keep going during challenging times and can create a connection with those whose generosity is essential to our organizations.
Celebrating A Year Of Success Amid Pandemic Challenge
On November 8th First Literacy was featured in The Boston Globe. The story features how a First Literacy Scholarship helped First Literacy scholar Ciro Valiente achieve his dream. The article also...
Mujeres Unidas Avenzando Teaches Technology Skills in Pilot Class
Mujeres Unidas Avenzando (MUA), a community-based organization supporting Latina students and their families since 1979, took digital literacy several steps beyond the basics in their First Literacy...