Showing posts from August 27, 2015

FUNDING OPP: Good Neighbor Citizenship

State Farm’s philanthropy program for community organizations is called the Good Neighbor Citizenship grant program .  These grants provide programmatic support in the focus areas outlined below.  The application for 2016 funding will be open from Tuesday, September 1, 2015, through Friday, October 30, 2015. Funding will be disbursed in late first quarter 2016. Safety Grants State Farm values the importance of keeping our neighbors safe.   Our safety funding is directed toward: disaster preparedness and recovery improving driver, passenger, vehicle, or roadway safety (Auto Safety) shielding home from fires, criminals, or natural disasters Education Grants Creating better educated communities includes providing access to personal financial education and job training. Our funding is directed toward three areas: 1.       Teacher quality : Any program that provides support for the improvement of teaching.  This can include support for professional d

SOAR Webinar Announcement

August 2015 SOAR Webinar: The SOAR Medical Summary Report Thursday, September 10, 2015 3:00pm-4:30pm EDT The Medical Summary Report (MSR) is a SOAR signature tool and key to a successful application. It is a letter that provides a succinct, comprehensive summary of the applicant's personal and treatment history and its impact on his or her life. It also clearly describes the factors affecting functioning and ability to work. In this webinar you will learn more about the MSR Interview Guide and Template and how to effectively interview for and write an MSR.  Presenters from around the country will share how they have successfully used MSRs in their SOAR practice. Participants will have access to helpful tools and sample MSRs from approved applications.   This webinar is recommended for SOAR practitioners, SOAR team leads and other individuals who would like more information on the importance of the Medical Summary Repor