Are you ready to change the world?

I founded Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes because I believe that to make the world a better place,
we need to harness the power of philanthropy to take great ideas and put them into action. It all starts with you.

Allison Shirk, Founder and Executive Director of Spark the Fire Grantwriting Classes

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