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Resources – 25 Fundraising Ideas Plus Tips

In Resources by Mary Kurek

The following resources were created to companion the free webinar “Fundraising Ideas and Grant Tips” hosted by Frontrunners Development, Inc. and Workplace Readiness Solutions in July 2022. You are welcome to print out these resources.  If interested in sharing them, the documents must be shared completely unaltered with credits intact. 25 Fundraising Tips Resource Sheet: Grant Funding Questionnaire: Grant Funding Checklist: …

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Free Webinar – 25 Fundraising Ideas and Grant-Seeking Tips

In Events, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

From Mary Kurek, Frontrunners Development, Inc. It’s time!  Lots of charities and nonprofits have been asking us where to find funds for small projects or just to boost budgets.  So, Frontrunner Aaron Smith, Ph.D. of Workplace Readiness Solutions and I got together and decided to share what we know from our collective (almost 60) years of working on nonprofit and …

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Ebere Odika Fights Gender Violence in Africa Through IBreathe Initiative

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Ebere Odika is a Mandela Washington Fellow and has been working under that umbrella and several others, including her own, IBreathe Initiative, to combat gender violence and promote gender equality in Africa. IBreathe stands for “Initiative for Building a Resourceful and Ethical Africa” and is an activating organization for school clubs designed to educate, counsel, and provide a safe place …

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Rasha Hammad of Youth Underground Fights Human Trafficking Through Awareness and Education Policy

In Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Rasha Hammad is located in Geneva, Switzerland where she has accomplished something pretty remarkable – she’s been able to get education on human trafficking as a part of school curriculums in that country.  She works this hard having, seen within the roles she’s had in major NGOs, how people are focusing on the wrong issues of human trafficking.  Once you …

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Aaron Smith, PhD – Innovating Education for Workforce Development

In Education, GameChangers24 by Mary Kurek1 Comment

“1300 hours I cringe every time I see his face or hear his voice.  I’m Captain Josiah Rollins. A six-foot-two, fifty-year-old decorated veteran. I served two tours in Iraq, seen someone’s life pass in the blink of an eye. Today, I sit here having anxiety issues because I must interact with this moron.  My blood pressure spikes just thinking about …

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Youth Empowerment to Drive Social Change: Youth Initiative for Africa Development

In Africa, Features 19, Youth by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

By Abdul-Rahman Abdullai The desire to positively impact the life of the average African youth as well as the need to drive development through the modern-day youth were the key principles that guided me to form the Youth Initiative for Africa Development (YIFAD) a non-governmental organization in Ghana whilst at undergraduate studies in the University of Ghana, Legon. YIFAD was …

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Game Changer: Erna Grasz (United States & Africa)

In Africa, Education, Empowerment, Game Changers 14 by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Erna Grasz is Educating East African Youth to Thrive in a Global Economy Erna Grasz was raised by an immigrant father and an orphaned mother in the deep south of Mississippi and Texas. She developed a passion for education at a young age through her teachers and Girl Scout leaders despite her family background of not attending college. She quickly …