Participation in the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities’ professional peer group Organizational Advancement Resource Solutions (OARS) is the premier opportunity to build your fundraising and marketing capacity. Participants are responsible for various aspects of fund development, marketing, communications, and public relations.

As an Alliance Peer Exchange (APEX) group, OARS is your gateway to sharing ideas and building solutions with others in the network. Participants in this members-only group have access to an exclusive discussion and collaboration space through the online portal myAlliance. By offering customizable individual profiles, discussion boards, and file sharing, myAlliance makes it easy for members of APEX groups to quickly and easily connect and exchange information.

The OARS APEX group, guided by a core team of staff from Alliance member organizations, designs and provides a variety of resources that are available to anyone within the network. Primary offerings include educational opportunities, informative materials, and personal consultation. Hundreds of individual professionals across the Alliance network provide and share these resources. 

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GrantStation Membership Discount

Alliance members can join GrantStation at a significant discount. It offers access to a database of grantmakers and tools, guides, and tutorials for writing proposals.


GrantStation Insider E-Newsletter

Alliance members can subscribe to this weekly e-newsletter for free through the Alliance's partnership with GrantStation. It features funding opportunities and related resources.

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External Funding Opportunities

The Alliance curates and posts a selection of funding opportunities that are available through government agencies, foundations, and corporations in myAlliance.

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