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Non-Profits are Encouraged to Utilize Volunteers During this Winter Holiday Season: Volunteers and Non-profits Work Together to Make the Most of Available Grant Funding

Non-profits helping the needy this holiday season should utilize both volunteers and available grants funding. is an essential tool for locating grants for non-profit organizations.
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    WEST PALM BEACH, FL, December 03, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- "People want to help others by doing good deeds during this holiday season of giving. Not everyone can donate funds but many can donate their most precious 'gift of time'". That is the message that Libby Hikind, founder and president of, has for non-profits and community organizations that will serve the needy during the upcoming holidays.

Libby is in touch with numerous grant seekers and funding sources and notes that organizations that utilize both grant funding and volunteer resources benefit from a synergy that allows them to accomplish more than either grant funding or volunteerism could achieve alone.

Volunteers bring to the nonprofit great energy, valuable suggestions, and connections to call upon in order to implement and supplement the organization's initiatives and programs. In addition, volunteer assistance enables organizations to free up limited resources so they can re-allocate their grant income towards the purchase of more food and necessities for the indigent than might otherwise have been possible. Volunteers help non-profits search for and identify grant funding on and find skilled, professional grant writers through is the premier website for grant seekers, listing more than 12,000 USA and International federal, state, local, and foundation grants and has become an essential tool for non-profits. Grant proposals are reviewed by associates to provide non-profits with a dependable list of potential funders. By drastically reducing the time non-profits spend searching for funding, enables them to focus their energy and efforts on their long-term goals as well as on more effective management of their day-to-day operations.

Both subscribers and non-subscribers can view grant previews and deadline information such as the following:

Grants to USA & Territories Non-Profits for Volunteer-Based Community Service Programs
Letter of Intent Due: 12/11/2013
Deadline: 01/08/2014
Grants are available to USA and territories non-profits, universities, municipalities, and others for volunteer-driven programs in one of the following areas of interest: disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environment, health, and veterans.

Grants to USA Non-Profits to Benefit Disadvantaged Children, Women, and Families
Deadline: 12/16/2013
Grants will be awarded to USA non-profit organizations to promote and improve the quality of life for children, women, and families in need. Funds are intended for programs that aim to: promote strong families, provide emergency shelter, enhance education/job readiness, and build community...

Subscribers receive full access to eligibility details and a summary of the grant's guidelines.

Foundations, corporations, and government agencies are encouraged to post their available grants on's free Enter a New Grant portal ( ) .

Grant seekers who have located grants for which they'd like to apply can write the grant proposal themselves or go to and select "Request a Grant Writer" ( ). A skilled professional grant writer will craft a compelling proposal package for them.

According to Libby Hikind, "Both sites are user-friendly and are designed so that even volunteers with no grant experience can quickly navigate a search for funding and locate a grant writer." and are uniquely current websites that have become essential to non-profit organizations. and together provide a comprehensive solution for organizations seeking grant funding. is the most up-to-date grants funding website for nonprofit grants, grants for small businesses, federal government grants, foundation grant funding, corporate funding, grant assistance programs, state grants, city grants and local grants. is an innovative online program that provides organizations which have located suitable grants with a team of professional grant writers at their disposal to help them respond to Requests for Proposals.

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