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Sally Freaney

Sally Freaney is the Grant Center Librarian at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. In addition to her many years as the Grant Center librarian, Sally has enjoyed careers at both a nonprofit hospital and for Mahoning County government.

She enjoys showing nonprofits how to expertly use the Foundation Directory Online database, confidently navigate the proposal writing process and successfully use the nonprofit startup assessment tool.

A coffee lover, Sally enjoys reading a good mystery novel.

The Latest From Sally Freaney

Writing a Funding Proposal for Your Nonprofit

Your 501 (c) 3 organization is up and running.  You have your program in place.  The board and officers have been financially supporting your program.  Some community members have been great supporters and have contributed financially where they can.  You need additional funding and you would like to approach private foundations or corporate funders for… read more >>

Coronavirus Pandemic: Reliable Resources

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Fight Fake News with Reliable Government Resources  Have you heard that essential oils could cure COVID-19? Or maybe you heard from your cousin’s friend of a friend that the whole nation is going on lockdown? The Coronavirus pandemic is flooded with misinformation, but you can help thwart misinformation by sharing these reliable government resources via social media, email,… read more >>

Assistance to local Nonprofit Grantseekers During the Coronavirus Pandemic  

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Are you trying to search for grants from home while staying indoors to comply with the governor’s orders and don’t know where to turn?  We have the solution!  Our partner, Candid who has for a combined 88 years as Foundation Center and Guidestar, given people the information they’ve needed to do good.  During this time, Candid has made the Essential version of the Foundation… read more >>