DOJ OVW just opened their FY 2023 Grants to Improve the Criminal Justice Response Program Solicitation. This is a great way for criminal justice to obtain training so as to respond victims with the appropriate evidence-based practices, empathy, and resources. The Grants to Improve the Criminal Justice Response Program (ICJR Program) encourages state, local, Tribal governments, … More Attention Criminal Justice
The Dept. of Justice Office of Violence Against Women just released the 2023 Campus Grant to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus. The award pays for education training for everyone on campus and requires external partnerships with local police. It is about building allies, creating empathy, and dispelling myths. This … More Campus Grant to Reduce Sexual Assault on Violence due 5/9
Based on previous success, WISSEN, Inc. is officially expanding its network, services, and client base to include municipalities, hospitals, and higher education. We offer organizational consulting, grants consulting, and grants training (including a workshop series for both professional associations and individual client organizations). We have a “secret recipe” for writing grants that brings results — … More Sharing Our Secret Recipe
With decades of experience teaching college students and adults, we pivot quickly to offer workshops that suit your needs. Our workshops are fun, lively, interactive, and bring results: they create a culture of grants at your institution. Grants 101: Grant Fundamentals. This workshop will build the foundation of your grants knowledge by focusing on key … More Workshops & Webinars
We assess strengths and challenges at your institution by asking the right questions. We help you build on existing and create new programs by using your data and leveraging evidence-based research. We convene partners by reaching out to your established internal and external partners, by recommending additional partners, and by leading conversations that help all … More Organizational Consulting
Your institution may be one that works with economically underprivileged and at-risk students. Once institutions open again (and who knows when that will be?) those students are going to need even more help. In addition, under-employed and out-of-work individuals will most likely enroll in community colleges. WISSEN is dedicated to helping such institutions submit grants … More Coronavirus & Grants: 30-min free consultations for community colleges and/or institutions of higher education with at-risk populations
At the end of May 2019 two 9’ x 9’ mosaics were unveiled on the façade of The Hartley Block, a mixed-use building located at 155 Lisbon St., Lewiston, Maine. The mosaics, both entitled After Marsden Hartley, depict interpretive details of two of Hartley’s paintings: Smelt Brook Falls (1937, St. Louis Art Museum) and Jotham’s … More Two Mosaics, Sparkling in the Sun
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As a grant writer, I love helping institutions win NEH awards. This time around, I experienced the joy of co-directing my own NEH summer seminar at Bowdoin College. What can $98,000 do for at two-week summer seminar? Two visiting scholars, all expenses paid; sixteen participants, flights and books paid; snacks for most days of the … More NEH Summer Seminar: Success!
Your math majors are passionate, but they might not want to become professors. Your science majors are excelling, but they might not want to enter into private industry. The NSF funds college and university STEM majors to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. Help your students find a fulfilling path–and our nation do a better … More Forging a Path for Math and Science Majors