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Dispelling Five Mentoring Myths

Grant Professionals Association

Why should you consider mentoring? Myth #2: You Don’t Have Enough Time A mentor/mentee partnership can be whatever works best for you and your mentee - as simple as a quick phone call once every month or two. And in all honesty, you most likely had a grants mentor too, though it may not have been a formal mentor/mentee pairing.

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January Cause Awareness: National Mentoring Month

Qgiv

Positive mentoring relationships are so important to the success of youth everywhere. That’s why we take time every January to celebrate National Mentoring Month! If you’re wondering how you can celebrate the mentors in your life or even become a mentor yourself, here’s a little bit about National Mentoring Month.

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2023 Mentoring Grants to Support Junior Researchers of Color

WT Grant Foundation

Grant Scholars have been awarded grants to support their development as mentors to junior researchers of color. The awardees will mentor promising doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows in enhancing their methodological skills, publication records, and career networks. Quinn has mentored two Black women doctoral students.

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The Foundation’s Approach to Career Development: Our Mentoring Philosophy

WT Grant Foundation

Mentoring is a cornerstone of the Foundation’s approach to supporting the career development of junior researchers. Grant Scholars program must propose measured theoretical and methodological risks that will stretch their expertise, they must also identify one or two senior researchers to serve as mentors to help them with this journey.

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How to Prepare Your Members for an Awesome Mentoring Session

Wild Apricot

You’ve designed the program, recruited participants, and matched mentees with their mentors. Are you in charge of a budding mentorship program at your association? Now you may be asking, is it time to let them go off and meet on their own or.

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Virtual Mentoring: What is it, and how to build an effective online mentorship program

Wild Apricot

Mentoring opportunities are a great way for association members to grow. Over the last few years, we lost the organic mentorship conversations that once took place at conferences, coffee shops, and other events. That can be a tough pill to swallow.

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Mentor New York’s Virtual Fundraising Event Raises 12x Their Fundraising Goal With CauseVox

CauseVox

This was the scenario for Mentor New York, a nonprofit that works with companies, schools and organizations to provide mentoring for organizations that serve more than 80,000 young people in New York. Like most nonprofits, Mentor New York had to pivot during the pandemic to virtual events and engagement for its supporters.

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